September 25, 2020 10:19:43 am
Written by Bubbu Tir
“Thank God, there are farmers, or human beings would have to do farming too!”
I grew up, listening to this line, amidst exasperated sighs.
Why so, pray? In the farming community, one never really sutures ties with the land, whether or not it’s a matter of sustenance or livelihood. One remains rooted, in every sense of the term. Farming requires endless, tireless hardwork and unquestioning patience. You can neither bribe the weather out of its vagaries, nor cheat on the required time. You can’t manipulate the fertility of the land either and can’t even hope for the equation to gravitate towards profits, if any.
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