Pineapple festival kicks off in Dimapur

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Pineapple festival kicks off in Dimapur


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Pineapples on sale during the pineapple festival in Dimapur on Wednesday.

Our Reporter
Dimapur, Aug. 17(EMN): A two-day pineapple festival organized by divisional management unit head Dimapur and field management unit (FMU) head Medziphema, Forest department, commenced here at Forest Residential Complex on Wednesday.

There are a total of eight stalls put up on display. A woman vendor at one of the stalls informed that the pineapples were brought from the Medziphema area.


Highlights of the festival included exhibition of handicrafts and cane products, buffet and activities for children.

In the inaugural event, Eco Warrior Nagaland performed a drama based on wildlife conservation.

FMU head Medziphema, Florence T Sangtam, said the festival was organized with the objective to facilitate the self help groups (SHG) from Medziphema to sell their produce including pineapples, handicrafts and other local products.

She said the festival will give the SHGs a platform to showcase their products and also empower them.

DFO Dimapur, Beizo Suokhrie, said the main purpose of the two-day festival was to encourage the SHGs to bring their products and give them exposure and also to encourage them to take suck kind of activities even in the days to come.

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