Patna, (Correspondent): The new revolution in agriculture has started at Bahiara village in Bhojpur district, about 40 km from the capital Patna. Cultivation of strawberry has been started in this village and that too through organic means. The strawberry crop is about to be ready now. There is no need to be surprised if Ara’s strawberries are found in the market. It started with former MP and founding member of BJP R. K. Sinha Has done Bahiara is his ancestral village.
Mr. Sinha is also the chairman of SIS Group, Asia’s largest private security agency. After returning to the world of politics and business, he returned to his village and opened a large cowshed of native cows here. Along with the cowshed, organic agriculture was also introduced. The motive is to lead people to ancient traditions and keep them away from diseases. They want to tell the people about the benefits of milk from the cow cowshed of the native cows. He also wants to convey the message of organic farming to poisonless farming. In the beginning, Mr. Sinha called agriculture scientist Deepak Narwada from Pune as Bahiara and trained the villagers for organic farming for a week to cultivate rare fruits.
In this connection, Adya Organic Agricultural Farm was also established in Bahira. Strawberry is being cultivated on this farm. People believed that the strawberry crop could be cultivated in Maharashtra and other states. This myth has suffered a setback here. A crop of strawberries is ready at the Adya Organic Agricultural Farm in Bahiara. Traders have started arriving in large numbers to buy strawberry fruit produced from the Adya Organic Agricultural Farm. To see this farming, common people including farmers, agricultural scientists, agricultural officials, MLAs, ministers, and former ministers are reaching here every day. Dharmendra Pandey, who is looking at the work of strawberry cultivation in the Adya Organic Agricultural Farm, says that the quality of the strawberry prepared in Bahiara is very good. The cost of planting a fruit comes to about eleven rupees. A plant produces about two kilos of strawberries. Traders are willing to carry 600 rupees a kg. Strawberries can be sold in the market from 800 to 1000 rupees per kg by retail traders. This strawberry is entirely based on organic agriculture and is in demand in many countries of the world besides India. By cultivating strawberries, Mr. Sinha has given a message to the farmers that they can increase their income manifold by starting the cultivation of fruits like strawberry, unlike traditional farming. This is fairly profitable farming. Strawberry is fruit to strengthen the immunity system and increase immunity, the demand of which is increasing rapidly all over the world.