Kerala's cops are cultivating paddy to restore cultivation and build unity

Signal of change / Kerala's cops are cultivating paddy to restore cultivation and build unity

By Pallavi Ahuja / 27 Nov 2017

In the Indian state of Kerala, cops try a hand in farming by cultivating paddy in Kannur’s Fallow Fields: a collective project of the local community not just to restore cultivation but also to build unity among the people in a district racked by police violence.

Kerala Cops Try a Hand in Farming by Cultivating Paddy in Kannur's Fallow Fields

When police officials and citizens join hand for a collective purpose, the results are usually noteworthy! A 2.5-acre farmland, where no cultivation was being practised for several years, has once again become the centre of activity with Chakkarakal policemen and residents embarking on a restoration project of fallow fields in the region.



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