'Citrus Limon' declared as state fruit of Assam


The state fruit of Assam has been officially declared by Agriculture Minister Atul Bora bringing an end to speculation and curiosity surrounding this aspect of Assamese identity. The announcement, made on the floor of the House, revealed that the esteemed title now belongs to 'Citrus Limon' ( Kaji Nemu)
Informing the same, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “Our Government has decided to declare Kaji Nemu (Citrus Limon) as the State Fruit of Assam. With its unique aroma & antioxidant properties, Assam lemon has enriched our local cuisines. With today’s announcement, it is set to shine on the global fruit map, boosting self-dependency & production.”


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