Monday, June 30, 2008

Time to plant any thing

Image of Kalappa an ancient tool used to plough the paddy fields to make furrows to plant seeds. Shots are from Mancombu in Kuttanadu.
Thiruvathira Njattu vela, its the time in which rain will shower intermittently. According to experts its the time to plant anything. In this season it will grow. Farmers use this time to plant their saplings.
'Kalappa' is the traditional agricultural tool used for ploughing. This can also be seen in this shot. This tool is hitched to the Oxen to till the paddy.

A handful of Pavizhamalli flowers

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