Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Agricultural Implements

yoke

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Yoke

Jungal

Bodo

Bamboo and jute

Max. Length: 131 cm, breadth: 44 cm

Generally, it is made out of bamboo or wood. This is an agricultural implement made of a long piece of wood. This is fixed across the necks of two animals such as bulls and buffalos so that they can pull the plough. This is an integral part of ploughing and bullock/buffalo cart.This wooden (also of bamboo) bar is placed on the neck of the pair of oxen while ploughing horizontally, which is again attached to the dilagon of the nangal (plough) with the help of a jute rope known as lengra dirung. It is basically operated by male farmers.