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Bijit Basumatary

Bijit Basumatary

Bijit is one of the pioneers of the organic small tea movement in Assam. In 2007, he began tea cultivation. His garden, Chakrasila, has been named after the wildlife sanctuary that shares a border with his farm. Bijit was keen on organic farming as he felt a great obligation towards maintaining the ecological balance of the land. The Chakrsila wildlife sanctuary brought a daily reminder of how pesticides and chemicals have a far reaching impact on the flora and fauna of the place. In the years that he has been farming, Bijit says, he has noticed a significant difference in...

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