Low-lying rice fields in this fertile region were destroyed when rivers burst their banks. Maize crops on higher land were shredded. Their mangled stalks now wither under an almost constant sun. Exposed, the clay earth is cracking.
Community clubs are aplenty and omnipresent. But it takes time and passion to gain support and continue doing the good work they are committed to. One such association in the neighbourhood is Shri Shakthi Magalir Mandram that has become immensely popular in the locality within just two years of inception.