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telegraphindia.com 11 Sep, 2021 14:45 am

Rebel den Latehar witnesses Taiwan papaya farm

Rebel den Latehar witnesses Taiwan papaya farm
Commerce graduate Ujjawal Lakra has 600 plants in his one acre of land at Mahuadanr

Rebel den Latehar witnesses Taiwan papaya farm Commerce graduate Ujjawal Lakra has 600 plants in his one acre of land at Mahuadanr Red lady 786 Taiwan papaya in the field of Ujjawal Lakra in Mahuadanr The Telegraph picture | Daltonganj | Published 11.21, 07:46 PM Mahuadanr in Latehar, infamous for rebel activities and known for its wolf sanctuary, is witnessing a novel and progressive farming of the Taiwan papaya.Advertisement Lakra told The Telegraph Online that he first searched on the internet as to what to grow and then fell in love with the Taiwan papaya for its exotic name like Red lady 786."I am growing Red lady 786 Taiwan papaya in my one acre of land at Baira Toli in Mahuadanr just 5km away from the Mahuadanr block and 110km away from Daltonganj," said Lakra.

"I did my intermediate commerce course from the prestigious Marwari college Ranchi and then I decided to build a house on this one acre of land when someone told me about Taiwan papaya and its good market value," he said.Lakra got Taiwan papaya saplings from West Bengal at Rs 60 per sapling.

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