Arunachal Minister Mama Natung harvests paddy field with wife, sets example for farmers

Mama Natung - Arunachal Minister
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Arunachal Pradesh Environment and Forest Minister Mama Natung, who also holds the Water Resources Development portfolio, set an example for farmers in the state by working on a paddy field in Jamkhar village in Kitpi circle of Tawang district on Friday.

Natung, who is known for his simplicity and commitment to public service, was seen toiling hard in the field, planting paddy seedlings. He was joined by local farmers and officials.

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Speaking to the media on the occasion, Mama Natung said that he wanted to send out a message to farmers that agriculture is the backbone of the state’s economy and that everyone should contribute to making it self-sufficient in food production.

Posting on his social media, Minister Mama Natung said “I am a farmer at heart and I love to work in the fields,” Natung said. “I have done this all my life. I want to show my people that there is no shame in working in the fields. Agriculture is a noble profession and it is the duty of every citizen to contribute to the state’s food security.” Natung also said that the government is committed to supporting farmers and providing them with all the necessary assistance to boost agricultural production in the state.

“We are working on several projects to improve irrigation facilities, provide better quality seeds and fertilizers to farmers, and help them market their produce at better prices,” Natung said. “I urge all farmers to take advantage of these schemes and work hard to make Arunachal Pradesh a self-reliant state in food production.”

Natung’s initiative was welcomed by farmers and local leaders. They said that it would inspire more people to take up agriculture and boost the state’s economy.

“It is heartwarming to see our minister working in the fields,” said Tsering Tashi, the local MLA. “This shows his commitment to the welfare of farmers. I am sure this will inspire more people to take up agriculture and make the state self-sufficient in food production.

Natung’s initiative is a commendable example of how public servants can lead by example and inspire others. It is also a reminder that agriculture is the backbone of our economy and that we should all do our part to support farmers.

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