Women At Work

Back-breaking toil.

Goan rice is among the best in the world and these are some of the women who keep alive the traditional methods of paddy cultivation. Earlier this July, I spent an evening with them in the village of Divar.

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Paddy farming in Divar, Goa

Women at work – in Divar, Goa
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Paddy farming in Divar, Goa - Shobha Vaingankar

Shobha Vaingankar
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Paddy farming in Divar, Goa - Sula Navelkar

Sula Navelkar
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  • Bob_B - October 26, 2017 - 5:01 am

    Great job Rajan. These women certainly have beautiful, genuine smiles. My favorites are the first and the second to last photos.ReplyCancel

  • Carlos Peres da Costa - October 25, 2017 - 6:37 pm

    Hi Rajan
    May I compliment your wonderfull photos of women workers in the rice fields of Divar !

    Am from Mapusa but settled in Recife, northeast BrazilReplyCancel

  • Ajit Desai - October 25, 2017 - 10:12 am

    Very nice Rajan… captures the spirit of agri-Goa.
    cheers
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