Mango wars on Indian Twitter, and why celebrities and politicians love the national fruit – just don’t …

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India has had a love affair with mangoes for thousands of years. More than 1,500 varieties are cultivated in the country, and everyone has their personal favourite. Photo: ShutterstockIndia has had a love affair with mangoes for thousands of years. More than 1,500 varieties are cultivated in the country, and everyone has their personal favourite. Photo: Shutterstock

India has had a love affair with mangoes for thousands of years. More than 1,500 varieties are cultivated in the country, and everyone has their personal favourite. Photo: Shutterstock

  • India is the world’s largest producer and exporter of mangoes, and cultivates more than 1,500 varieties of its national fruit
  • Everyone has their favourite mango, and discussions about which is the best can get quite heated, as seen when the hashtag MangoWars went viral

Neeta Lal

Updated: 1:26pm, 15 Apr, 2021

India has had a love affair with mangoes for thousands of years. More than 1,500 varieties are cultivated in the country, and everyone has their personal favourite. Photo: ShutterstockIndia has had a love affair with mangoes for thousands of years. More than 1,500 varieties are cultivated in the country, and everyone has their personal favourite. Photo: Shutterstock

India has had a love affair with mangoes for thousands of years. More than 1,500 varieties are cultivated in the country, and everyone has their personal favourite. Photo: Shutterstock

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