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Amitabh Bachchan to be Maharashtra`s horticulture ambassador

Last Updated: Friday, June 6, 2014 - 17:55

Zee Media Bureau/Parul Sabherwal

New Delhi: After promoting tourism in Gujarat, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is now heading towards Maharashtra. Big B will soon be seen promoting the horticulture sector in the state.

The 71-year-old actor took to the social media platform, Twitter to inform about the same. He tweeted: “T 1504 - A meet with the Minister to promote horticulture in Maharashtra .. best mangoes, pomegranate, cheeku, grapes, onion, tomatoes et al”(sic).

Senior Bachchan will not only promote the state`s horticulture in India but also abroad. His association with the campaign is expected to boost exports and establish Maharashtra`s identity as a fruit producing state across the world. The official announcement is yet to made.

Maharashtra is India`s largest fruit producing state with around 2 million hectares area covered in fruit orchards.

First Published: Friday, June 6, 2014 - 17:58

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