The government of Gujrat has decided to rename the Dragon Fruit to ‘Kamalam’. The government stated the fruit resembled a lotus and which is called ‘kamal’ in hindu, hence the name.
Reportedly, the government applied for a patent to officially rename the fruit which is grown in Kutch area of Gujarat.
According to an official, the name dragon fruit reminds people of China and so it was decided to be renamed.
Some farmers of Punjab are trying new crop which consume less water as compared to traditional crops. This is dragon fruit which fetches handsome earning too. While farmers in Punjab are struggling to make ends meet some farmers are innovating and planting exotic fruits for income.