India - Tea farmer donates seedlings to Salesian Institute in Siliguri

16 April 2021
From left: Rajah Banerjee and Fr George Thadathil

Siliguri, India - April 2021 - Rajah Banerjee, the famous grower of Darjeeling tea, who developed his own fine variety called "Rimpocha", donated tea plants to the Rector of the Salesian Institute in Siliguri, Fr George Thadathil, SDB. “In the near future, we hope to jointly create a Tea Academy at the institute,” said Mr Banerjee, who with his staff will teach the school's gardeners how to grow and prepare Rimpocha tea. Fr Thadathil then stated that a memorandum of understanding is being drawn up between the Salesian school and "Rimpocha Tea".


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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