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Vanishing Rice varieties celebrated at Makar Sankranti

Patna. 14 Jan:  Over a hundred students, their parents and  teachers assembled at Tarumitra Bio-reserve in Digha to celebrate the vanishing rice-varieties on the rice festival of Makar Sankranti.

MS Karishma compering

Educationist, Fr. Tom Karthanam lit the traditional lamp to initiate the celebrations along with the Director of May Flower, Dr. Jairam Sharma and Ms Karishma Das   from Don Bosco Academy. Speaking on the occasion Karishma of class 9 said that most of the traditional rice churas  “flattened rice” has disappeared from the market entirely. “Hardly can we collect more than three to four varieties of flattened rice” said she.

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