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Khirasindhu Mahakud –Onion farmer

45 years old khirasindhu Mahakur belongs from Sahajpani  villages under Dangarpada GP of Muribahal block ,Balangir dist, Odisha is a young onion farmer.

He belongs to OBC community and has five members in his family. his family consist of five members, two daughters ,one  son ,husband and wife. He is a small farmer having 3 acre of land. At first he used to cultivate onion and vegetable using traditional methods of cultivation. By the motivation of Janamukti Anusthan , he change the cropping pattern and traditional methods. He wanted to do something different. He attended all agricultural and horticultural training organized by Janamukti Anusthan.  He adopts modern way of farming and started cultivating vegetables. This season Janamukti Anusthan provide him onion seeds and other vegetable seeds. Last year he was linkage with onion storage godown. Now he store his onion in the godown sell it when onion price is high in market. Distress sell of onion is now history for him.