Fun start to rice-planting season

Nepali farmers splashing mud on one another in a rice field during National Paddy Day in Lele village on the outskirts of Kathmandu yesterday. Farmers in Nepal celebrate National Paddy Day as the annual rice-planting season begins.
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Nepali farmers splashing mud on one another in a rice field during National Paddy Day in Lele village on the outskirts of Kathmandu yesterday. Farmers in Nepal celebrate National Paddy Day as the annual rice-planting season begins.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2018, with the headline 'Fun start to rice-planting season'. Print Edition | Subscribe