Imphal, July 08 (ANI): The ninth edition of a five-day pineapple festival kicked off in Manipur capital Imphal on Thursday. The festival titled ‘Pineapple Festival cum Seller & Buyer Meet and Youth Festival 2016’ which aims to promote growth of pineapple fruit, was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. Visitors to the venue were happy with the variety of fruit on display and with the cultural programme organised for them at the event. As many as 180 farmers are participating in the festival being organised by the Development Organisation Andro Kendra (DOAK) at Thambalnu Market area.
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