Flower power

Published: Tuesday 08 May 2012

As temperatures soar, the neem trees are in full flower in northern India. In the plains of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha, the forests are filled with the scent of mahua flowers. Everyone should have dishes cooked from these flowers at least once every season to beat the heat and keep ailments at bay

Author:  Arttabandhu Mishra
Staying healthy is not a daunting task if one regularly eats neem dishes
Author:  Nirmalendu Jyotishi
Yet government policy has forced many people to give up mahua -- their nutritious staple food

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