Narayana Reddy, B’luru farmer who earned global praise for organic farming, passes away

L Narayana Reddy, a farmer from Varthur in Bengaluru, who made a name for himself for turning to organic farming, passed away on Monday morning. The 83-year-old farmer passed away due to natural causes, his family confirmed to TNM. He had held classes on organic farming at his farm in Doddaballapura in Bengaluru Rural district on Saturday and Sunday.

“Even on Saturday and Sunday, he was teaching students at the farm in spite of having cough and cold for a week. We are saddened to hear of his passing,” said Jagadish Reddy, the grandson of Narayana Reddy speaking to TNM.