Nel Jayaraman’s supporters to host seed fest in Thiruthuraipoondi

Chennai: Farmer and activist Nel Jayaraman’s works have been made a part in Class 12 revised State board Botany textbook in Tamilnadu. A reference is given to the organic farming exponent in the curriculum alongside eminent agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan and popular agronomist Norman Borlaug.

“My uncle always spoke about traditional seeds and organic farming to youngsters and children. I hope the school students help me fulfill his desires,” tells S Raju, nephew of Jayaraman.