In his “Mann ki Baat” month-to-month radio present, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday praised Jhansi resident and legislation pupil Gurleen Chawla’s efforts to develop strawberries within the district.
The UP authorities stated Modi additionally praised the state authorities for “encouraging the student to cultivate strawberries in the district”, the place temperatures are typically excessive a lot of the 12 months and the climate is dry. “The PM mentioned the ‘Strawberry Mahotsav’ held in the district and thanked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for that,” it stated. A month-long strawberry competition started in Jhansi on January 17.
According to a spokesperson, Chawla was elated after receiving reward from the Pm. “Her father Harjeet Singh thanked Jhansi DM Andra Vamsi and Adityanath for their encouragement,” the spokesperson added.
The UP authorities assertion quoted Modi as saying, “Strawberry cultivation is attracting interest and daughter Gurleen Chawla has played a huge role in this…She first cultivated the strawberries in her house and then on a farm. This has shown that this is even possible in Jhansi. The strawberry festival of Jhansi also stresses the concept of stay at home. It has inspired farmers and youths to take up farming of strawberries in any open space or terrace garden… This is helping increase the income of farmers.”