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Celebrating the jack of all fruits


The village of Socorro celebrated the fifth edition of the Ponsachem Fest on the Socorro Church grounds. The festival dedicated to the jackfruit, was organised by the Socorro Socio Art and Cultural Association, Porvorim in collaboration with the Botanical Society of Goa. The festival featured live entertainment, an exhibit of a variety of products created using various parts the jackfruit along with different activities and workshops.

There were demonstrations held on grafting and gardening. A session was also held to create awareness about water harvesting and the importance of introducing fish into the wells. Newlyweds from the village were also felicitated on the occasion.

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