In India, giving someone a basket of mangoes is considered as a gesture of friendship. It plays a sacred role in Indian mythology and is regarded as the symbol of love, pleasure, and auspiciousness to Indians.
Source: Dahlburg, J., (1994, July 18). For the People of India, Mangoes Are a Luscious Treat--and Big Business: Asia: But of the more than 1,000 varieties of the fruit grown there, only a few are popular abroad. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1994-07-18/news/mn-17081_1_mango-tree