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Man Ploughing his field with a pair of Ox and making sure that the mud and water mixed proparly

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Resource #: 69339 (URL for reference)

  • Man Ploughing (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Plough, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Gelephu


by Monika Subba

A man ploughing his field during Paddy plantation. It is very important to make the field wet before the plantation. They do this with the help of a pair of Ox. The traditional way of farming is still practiced in the villages because not many of them afford a tractor to plough their field.

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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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