खदाल (Khodal)

  1. Khodal (hoe)

Dimension, length: 65-100 cm

Material: Bamboo

Working edge: Length 22cm and breadth 18cm

Material: Iron

The handle is 65-100 cm in length and the working area has a length of 22 cm and a breadth of 18 cm. It is used by both males and females.

Traditional Knowledge: 

The digging hoe used by the Bodo is called khodal, it is a long-handled cutting hoe with a handle made of wood and the working area is made up of iron, of square or rectangular shape. It is used to cut weeds or weeds roots, to bury organic matter (chipped weeds, manure, etc), and also to open the soil up for easy water penetration.

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