A pictorial journey of farmland disaster brewing in Mavallipura


The grapes of wrath: Different coloured grapes in one bunch means they are ripening at different stages. The farmers say that if all’s well, all the fruits in one bunch ripen at once. No wonder why this output gets readily rejected by wineries.

The grapes of wrath: Different coloured grapes in one bunch means they are ripening at different stages. The farmers say that if all’s well, all the fruits in one bunch ripen at once. If not, it’s nothing but a sign of unhealthy output. No wonder why this output gets readily rejected by wineries.

With the Karnataka High Court clearing the way for scientific processing of 300 tonnes of wet waste at the erstwhile Ramky SWM Landfill in Mavallipura yesterday, I thought of taking you through a guided tour of disaster that has ripped the economic fabric apart in this and surrounding villages. Check out this slide show.

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Up next: Composting only segregated wet waste at Mavallipura facility is the way forward

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