In Bimkhar, the fresh sprouting of potatoes reminds farmers of spring. The early spring chill is still around. It is not the cold that farmers are worried about.

It is the animals, the wild animals that had been tormenting them every time they plant something. A few farmers are returning from their night duty. In the distance, you can hear dogs barking. The dogs are left to guard the potato fields when the farmers return home for other works.

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