Vegetables grown on power line removed finally
Panayoor (Palakkad): KSEB staff cut down the vegetable vines spread over the power line in Cholakkuthodi area here. Ash gourd and ivy gourd vines have spread all over the electric post and power line posing threat to the passersby. KSEB Vaniyamkulam section office staff arrived and removed the plants.
Mathrubhumi had reported the dangerous condition of the electric line covered with vegetable vines. The plants were dangling from the top of the power line which can be hazardous to the people passing through the area.
The vines happened to spread through the earth line and gradually covered the entire electric post and power lines. Also it started bearing fruits. Three ash gourds yielded on the power line alone. Ivy gourds also yielded aplenty. However, considering the danger posed, the plants were removed.