The 13th State-level Orange Festival was held in Tamenglong district headquarters Manipur recently. 70 orange growers participated in the festival. Unlike the previous year’s no Minister attended the festival.
The best orange grower prize was bagged by Dairiu Panmei of Kahulong village. Ch Samuel of Taningjam village, Tousem and Kariugailiu of Chaengdai Tamenglong were adjudged as second and third best growers of the fruit. A cash prize of Rs 1.5 lakh to the winner, Rs 1 lakh to the second-prize winner and Rs 75,000 to the third-prize winner was presented at the event.