Wheat harvest festival

Wheat harvest festival

Chandel: The 3rd Wheat Harvest Festival cum Mass Campaign on Climate Change, was organised at Chandonpokpi community hall, Chandel, under the aegis of United Tribal Development Project (UTDP) Chandonpokpi Phaipi.
Chandel Autonomous District Members, Sh Manglem Mongsang, Th Hopeson Chothe and District Agriculture Officer Chandel, Y Shyam Singh attended the event as the chief guest, guest of honour and president respectively.
UTDP chief functionary Y Romero Chothe spoke about the main aim of the event. The experts who attended the event spoke about the benefit of double cropping so as to utilise the land which have been left barren after main crops like paddy and wheat have been harvested.
Three farmers who produced the most number of wheat crops, namely Kh Ashokumar Chothe (Purumchumbang village), Ch Dewanso (Aimol-Unapal village) and Kh Rengshot Chothe (Chandonpokpi village) were felicitated and given financial assistance as a part of the event.

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