Farmers in Odisha’s Bargarh swear by traditional methods

October 14, 2015 0 Comments

Priya Ranjan Sahu, Hindustan Times Oct 13, 2015

A migrant labourer not long ago, 37-year-old Sitaram Majhi is now a successful farmer.

As Odisha’s agricultural fields starve for water due to drought conditions this year, Majhi never had a problem watering his crop in Kharamal village in Bargarh district’s parched Paikmal block, more than 500 km from Bhubaneswar.