by Medindia Content Team on  March 22, 2006 at 7:20 PM Bird Flu News
Jharkhand To Host Chicken Festival
A chicken festival has been planned in Jharkhand improve the business of farmers, that has been affected due to the bird flu scare. A variety of mouth-watering chicken dishes would be on the platter.

The dishes to be served during the festival March 26 will include - chicken tikka, reshmi kebab, chilli chicken, chicken lollipop, roast, chicken butter masala and kadai chicken.

Doctors will also be present at the festival in the town hall to educate people about bird flu and dispel the fears.

'We are organising the chicken festival to bring back the confidence of people in the food item. It is our last resort to give a boost to sale of chicken in the state,' said Umesh Singh, president of Jharkhand Poultry Association (JPA).

The sale of chicken has gone down by 80 percent in Jharkhand. The prices have gone down from Rs.50 per kg to Rs.15 and Rs.20.

Edited IANS

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