Mid-day on 06 Oct, Hon. Municipal Chairman, Alappuzha Shri. Thomas Joseph lighted a traditional lamp marking the formal inauguration of a week-long Jackfruit Festival at Aiswarya Auditorium, Alappuzha. The event is organized by CISSA, Exhibition Participants Association – Kerala (EPAK), Jackfruit Promotion Consortium and Saphalam. CISSA as usual has established a Knowledge Pavilion, the arrangements of which were scrupulously done under the able supervision of Dr. Vishnu Namboodiri. According to CISSA’s Liaison Officer, Shri. Sudhakaran, within two hours of the inauguration, the Knowledge Pavilion was visited by hundreds of people, who were eager to go through the knowledge shared in the form of posters, books and panels. There is good response for books of CISSA and Navdanya kept for sale, he added. Though today, people are allowed free entry, from tomorrow, there will be tickets for entry.