Meet the Bangladeshi farmer who has killed more than 83,000 rats!London London, city, Canada
London, city (1991 pop. 303,165), SE Ont., Canada, on the Thames River. The site was chosen in 1792 by Governor Simcoe to be the capital of Upper Canada, but York was made capital instead. London was settled in 1826. , Oct 1 (ANI): A Bangladeshi farmer is said to have killed 83,450 rats over nine months in Gazipur, near the capital, Dhaka, and has now launched a nationwide campaign to kill millions more.
Mokhairul Islam, 40, who collected the rats' tails as proof, was awarded a television by the government for his efforts in protecting crops, and reducing the need for food imports.
"I am so happy to get this honour Honour or honor (see spelling differences), is the evaluation of a person’s trustworthiness and social status based on that individual's espousals and actions. ," the Independent quoted him as saying upon receiving the set amid cheers at a ceremony attended by 500 farmers and officials.
"I had no idea the government gives prizes for this," he stated.
Officials say that the impoverished im·pov·er·ished
1. Reduced to poverty; poverty-stricken. See Synonyms at poor.
2. Deprived of natural richness or strength; limited or depleted: nation imports three million tonnes of food a year.
The Agriculture Ministry estimates that rodents destroy 1.5 million to two million tonnes of food a year.
"We can cut the import of food by at least half if we can succeed in this year's campaign," Wais Kabir, the executive chairman of the Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council, said.
He asked everyone, especially farmers, to take up the killing mission, and the government has said it will train farmers and students for this year's campaign.
"Killing rats is not that easy, it needs training," Kabir said.
Islam, who had mainly used poison poison, any agent that may produce chemically an injurious or deadly effect when introduced into the body in sufficient quantity. Some poisons can be deadly in minute quantities, others only if relatively large amounts are involved. to kill the rats at his poultry farm poultry farm n → granja avícola
poultry farm n → élevage m de volaille
poultry farm poultry n → , has already signed up for the new war on rats.
"I will continue to kill them," he vowed.
"Previously, I needed 33 sacks of poultry poultry, domesticated fowl kept primarily for meat and eggs; including birds of the order Galliformes, e.g., the chicken, turkey, guinea fowl, pheasant, quail, and peacock; and natatorial (swimming) birds, e.g., the duck and goose. feed per week. Now I need less than 30," he said.
Fakhrul Haque Akanda, a farmer from northern Bangladesh who won the second prize in the government rat-killing competition, killed 37,450 rats mostly with traps.
"These bloody rats are my enemy. They destroy my gardens," he said.
"Please pray for me so that I can continue my mission and teach and motivate others to join me," he added. (ANI)
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