Wayanad (Ker)

Mal: വയനാട്  vayanāṭ ‘Ricefield Country’  District, Kerala From Mal: vayal, ‘rice-field’; and nāṭu’, ‘country’. Wayanad is famous for its varieties of rice: some of which grow only here. But rice is in decline. 40,000 hectares of land was under rice cultivation in the...