Thayong pineapple festival on Aug 14

STAFF REPORTER IMPHAL, 6th Aug: On August 14, Pineapple Progressive Farmers, Thayong would be conducting the fourth pineapple festival at Thayong, Imphal East district.

The festival this year will be sponsored by social worker Mongjam Poireihenba of Lamlai assembly constituency. During the festival, Thayong farmers will present their products and exhibit them to the public while popular actors of Manipuri film will present various programmes.

Addressing media persons in this regard, Serto Michael, a progressive farmer from the area, informed that pineapples are being planted in Thayong before the Second World War.

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