Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has sent 600 kg of mangoes as a gift to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "Mangoes comprising the ‘Himsagar' and ‘Langra' variants have been sent to Banerjee, as part of diplomatic efforts. Last year, too, we had sent mangoes," said an official in the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission. The Bangladesh PM has also sent mangoes to all the chief ministers of the northeast states.
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After boycotting Muslim vendors outside temples, and halal meat sellers, the Karnataka Hindu groups demanded to boycott Muslim farmers and mango sellers. The demand came amid the monopoly of Muslim traders in the State, denying business space to Hindus. Mango retail business is dominated by Muslim traders in Bengaluru. Furthermore, the Karnataka government distanced itself from it and said, "The government has no role to play in it.”
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In the wake of strengthening political relationship, Bangladesh PM, Sheikh Hasina gifted 300 kilograms of Haribanga mangoes to Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb. Announcing the development, Bangladesh's assistant High commissioner in Agartala said, ''The CM cordially thanked the PM for the gift.'' Earlier, PM Hasina had sent mangoes to PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind followed by WB CM Mamta Banerjee.
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has sent a gift of 2,600 kilograms of Mangoes to Indian PM Narendra Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on July 4. Reportedly, Hasina has also planned to send mangoes to other CMs of the northeastern states such as Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Tripura. However, it is being seen as a diplomatic move amid the growing disquiet in Bangladesh since India halted the vaccine export.
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US markets will not sell Indian mangoes, for the second year in a row, owing to the government's inability to roll out a solution for the export problem this year. Moreover, before exporting mangoes, a US phytosanitary inspector has to monitor pre-clearance activities which was not arranged due to the pandemic. According to mango traders, the break has put a halt to the consistent growth of their business.
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