Drought forces Nepalese into strip farming.

But GOD, it’s been a little dry here in New Jersey too!


With drought crippling parts of western Nepal, women are reverting to the ancient tradition of ploughing fields naked in a bid to appease the rain god.
Dozens of women in Baijapur village of Banke district in south-west Nepal last week ploughed their fields by night stark naked to appease Lord Indra, the rain god, said village council member Shukiram Tharu. 

Posted by SPN on 07/05 at 08:00 AM in International

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