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Woman up rooting Paddy plant for plantation in the field

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  • Woman up rooting Paddy Plant (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Crop Harvest, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Gelephu


by Monika Subba

A woman of up rooting Paddy plant for plantation in the field. Before Planting in the field they up root the paddy plant and tie them into a bunch. Therefore it become easy for them while Plantation. While Plantation, they can just un-tie those Plant and Plant it directly. Few of the helpers plant the Paddy plant in the field, where as the rest helps in up rooting the paddy plant and make them inti bunch.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Monika Subba

Photograph Date: 15/Jul/2014

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