Etymology and Legend of Nagri Tea Estate
Nagri is locally known as "Makarjung". The name "Nagri" is derived from the words Nav Gauri, meaning the 9 incarnations of the Goddess Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu mythology, the goddess in various forms appeared on the earth to the slay demons and bring peace to the world.
Production of Tea at Nagri Tea Estate
Nagri Tea Estate is a 100% certified bio-organic tea garden which produces both orthodox and green tea. Reportedly, it produces about 200 million tonnes of tea annually. It produces all varieties of tea from the first flush, second flush and autumn flush. Amongst the three, the first flush is a famous brand which is harvested somewhere between March to mid-April. The tea leaves have a demand both in the national and international market.
Nagri Tea Estate is on gentle slopes and boasts a mixed variety of China and Assam hybrids. Apart from tea, the garden is also home to exotic orchids, deliciously sweet oranges, ginger and cardamom.
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