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A man clearing up area for thrashing paddy

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Resource #: 69166 (URL for reference)

  • Up rooting the lower paddy plant (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Crop Harvest, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Gelephu (Latitude: 26.898017; Longitude: 90.350692)

Keywords: man


by Monika Subba and Kencho Wangmo

A man up rooting the lower part of paddy plant. It is cleared for thrashing paddy. They do the up rooting very carefully that it is labeled. They make sure that there is no holes left. They up root the lower paddy plant one by one.

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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 and Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 27/Oct/2014

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