Report by Nishapati Nayak; Koraput: Raghuram Padal, MLA & DPC-Chairman,Koraput. Raghuram is a familiar name. Hailing from the common peasant family, He is an MLA twice in a row continuing, But with social mobilization. Despite winning twice as an MLA, he has not forgotten his roots. Still a simple farmer, he continues to farm. As a public representative, while taking care of his constituency responsibilities.
Tractors are available to plow the fields. But Raghuram is still using a “Hoe” is an ancient and versatile agricultural and horticultural hand tool used to shape soil, remove weeds, clear soil, and harvest root crops. Crops are grown with vegetables depending on the season. Going to his farm with jogging, All that is needed for agriculture. He became a regular farmer, cultivating crops on his own farm.
Raghuram is also looking after himself on a regular basis in his home premises on weekends while shutdown of Covid – 19,When get up in the morning, cleans the buffalo shedding and the cow dung. Then rinse the buffaloes with water. This is ideal for farming activities. All the work of a farmer’s child, without the pride of the MLA.
Raghuram is leading a normal life and the people of koraput are also praised him. An MLA has been praising farming. Not only farming .As well as responding to the problems of farmers in the capital region, they have gained a good reputation locally.
Ginger, maize, rice, raagi, vegetables, fruits etc has been cultivated in this season.