Gujarat government renames Dragon Fruit to ‘Kamalam’

Gujarat government has determined to rename the Dragon Fruit to Kamalam, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has introduced.

Gujarat government has renamed Dragon Fruit to Kamalam. (Photograph: Pinterest)

Gujarat government has determined to rename Dragon Fruit to ‘Kamalam’. In accordance to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, using the phrase ‘Dragon’ just isn’t appropriate for a fruit therefore the choice has been taken. Rupani mentioned that since Dragon Fruit appears to be like like a lotus flower, it shall be renamed to ‘Kamalam’ which is the Sanskrit phrase for it.

Up to now few years, farmers in Gujarat’s Kutch and Navasari have turned to Dragon Fruit cultivation in massive portions. Apparently, the BJP workplace in Gujarat can also be named Kamalam. The state government has utilized to get the identify patented.

A petition has additionally been despatched by the Gujarat Forest Division to the Indian Council of Agricultural Analysis to identify the fruit Kamalam. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had talked about this fruit in his radio program Mann Ki Baat on July 26, 2020.

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