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Synonymous with Indian summer, know about THESE 7 mango varieties from Uttar Pradesh!

Summers are incomplete without a taste of luscious mangoes, whether it is in the form of a shake, chutney or simply peeled pulpy slices! So we have decided to add to your fondness for mangoes, by preparing a perfect reading companion, which contains the names of 7 of the most famous mango varieties from UP. Read on and find out if your city has been featured in this mango listicle!

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Nothing's better than a trip to Malihabad from Lucknow, to savour World Mango Day!

Famously known and loved by all, the summer season's quintessential mango is childhood nostalgia wrapped up in a sweet and refreshing flavour. While the 'King of Fruit' is a celebration in itself, the 'World Mango Day' falling on July 22, is nothing but a sign from the universe to get past the bustling streets of Lucknow to the nondescript lanes of Malihabad, to wing your mango rave!

Located approximately 28 km away from the din of the city, explore the magic mango trail of this small town as you dive deep into a world of aam varieties and wonders!

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Centre's Cluster Development Programme to foster the mango belt in Lucknow & nearby areas

In a bid to increase the potential of mango cultivation in the state, the mango belt in Lucknow and nearby areas will be developed as a mango cluster. This development programme will be operated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare under the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture. Under this programme, the government will encourage prudent use of chemicals and the adoption of improved varieties of mango, among other things.

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Lucknow's 'Mango Man' introduces new varieties of mangoes named after frontline workers

Belonging to Lucknow's Malihabad, Kaleemullah Khan is well-known for growing over 300 varieties of mangoes on a single tree through innovative grafting techniques. He has been in the news recently for his initiative of paying a tribute to frontline workers by naming mango varieties after them.

The aim behind naming new varieties of mango after COVID warriors is to immortalise their sacrifice for generations to come. Further, a few varieties have also been named after famous personalities who have extraordinary achievements to their credit.

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