Jackfruit Festival held in Mysuru

Saturday, August 3, 2019

A two-day Jackfruit Festival (Halasina Habba) was inaugurated at Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry on Vinoba Road in the city on Saturday. Rotary District Governor Rtn Joseph Mathew inaugurated the festival.

The Jackfruit Festival has been organised under the joint auspices of Sahaja Samrudha and Rotary Club of Mysore West, to create awareness about the fruit and its medicinal value.

Indian Institute for Horticulture Research, Bengaluru director Dr MR Dinesh, released a book ‘Halasina Hannu Bidisidaga’ authored by AP Chandrashekar on the occasion.

Rotary Club of Mysore West president Reginald Wesley presided over the inaugural event. Several dignitaries were also present.

The Jackfruit Festival features fruits from various places in the state, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.

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