Vegetables can grow on power lines too; locals 'shocked' to see
Panayoor (Palakkad): If there is a will, vegetables can grow anywhere, be it farm, flowerpot or electric post. This has been proved by an ash gourd vine and ivy gourd vine which grew on an electric post at Cholakkuthodi in Panayoor here. The plants also bear fruits which are almost ready to harvest.
The vegetables plants grew on an electric post that has power connection. The vines has spread through the earth line of the post. The tip of the plants are dangling downwards posing threat to the passersby.
With the onset of monsoon, the chances of hazards are high. The local residents have requested the authorities to cut the plants and remove the vines spread on the power lines.