Organic farmer  Narayana Reddy passes away at 83


Team Udayavani, Jan 15, 2019, 8:07 AM IST

Bengaluru: Pioneer of natural farming Narayana Reddy passed away on Monday, January 14 due to age-related complications at Marenahalli in Doddaballapura taluk on Monday. He was 83.

He was a committed champion of non-chemical farming. He had held classes for students even on Saturday and Sunday. 

He was inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka’s One Straw Revolution, which was presented to him by a California-based tourist, he took to natural farming and there was no looking back for him. He grew several crops together in a sustainable manner. In 1992, representatives of the European Commission (EC) visited the farm and invited him to an agriculture seminar in Brussels, Belgium.  

He was also honoured by Hampi Kannada University with the prestigious Nadoja award for his contribution to agriculture.

The last rites were held in Sorahunse village near Varthur in Bengaluru on Monday afternoon.

He is survived by his wife, three sons and eight grandchildren.

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