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Anand Mahindra Gifts A New Tractor To Bihar's 'Canal Man'

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Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra had promised to deliver a new Mahindra tractor to Loungi Bhuiyan, Bihar's Canal Man.

Loungi Bhuiyan received a new Mahindra tractor free of cost expand View Photos
Loungi Bhuiyan received a new Mahindra tractor free of cost

Highlights

  • Bihar's Canal Man took the delivery of the new Mahindra Tractor
  • He single handedly cut out a 3-km canal to bring water to his farmland
  • Laungi Bhuiyan was awarded for his massive effort

Anand Mahindra gifted a tractor to a farmer who dug a 3 km-long canal in 30 years. Bhuiyan made headlines for digging a three-kilometre-long canal over 30 years to irrigate his parched farmland. This achievement earned him the nickname - the Canal Man. He reportedly said that he would like nothing more than a tractor to help him with his work. His message reached the right ears as Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra and Mahindra, decided to honour the farmer.

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Mahindra Group Chairman recently proposed gifting a tractor to Laungi Bhuiyan who is also known as Bihar's Canal Man. He tweeted, “As you know, I had tweeted that I think his canal is as impressive a monument as the Taj or the Pyramids.  We at @MahindraRise would consider it an honour to have him use our tractor. How can our team reach him @rohinverma2410?”

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Astonished by the instant response by Mahindra employees and the dealer partner in Bihar, Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to share a photo of the Canal Man standing next to a new Mahindra tractor gifted to him as a token of appreciation for his efforts. He praised Hemant Sikka, President, Farm Equipment sector, Mahindra and his team saying, “You & your team are simply the best @hsikka1 can't believe I proposed gifting Laungi Bhuiyan - Bihar's ‘CanalMan' - tractor only yesterday morning & by late yesterday evening you had delivered it to him! Well done, & my gratitude to our dealer partner as well.”

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Laungi Bhuiyan dedicated 30 years of his life to dig a canal to bring rainwater from a nearby hill to his field in the Lahthua area of Gaya.
 

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