Can anyone forget Dashrath Manjhi, the famous Mountain Man from Bihar’s Gehlaur village, who carved a path through a ridge of hills using only a hammer and chisel? Now, very much like Manjhi, another man from Bihar has achieved another such incredulous feat. Laungi Bhuiyan from Gaya has worked alone for thirty consecutive years and dug out a three-kilometre-long canal to fight the poverty in his village.
Bihar: A man has carved out a 3-km-long canal to take rainwater coming down from nearby hills to fields of his village, Kothilawa in Lahthua area of Gaya. Laungi Bhuiyan says, “It took me 30 years to dig this canal which takes the water to a pond in the village.” (12.09.2020) pic.twitter.com/gFKffXOd8Y
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According to sources, Bhuiyan’s feat has filled the people of his native Kothilwa village, located on the border of Imamganj and…