Nepal is Agricultural country. Rice is one of the staple foods in Nepal. Plantation of paddy (Ropai in Nepali) is taken as an event of joy and happiness. People enjoy this event as a festival.
Paddy field at Kirtipur
Preparing the field before plantation
Women busy in plantation
An old man brings lunch in the Ropai
Portrait of Child playing in mud in Ropai festival
By: Narayan Maharjan