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vanishing sight: A toddy-tapper in Kochi. A good number of toddy-tappers in the city and elsewhere are joining as daily-wage labourers in the construction industry, as tapping earns them less than that offered by other occupations. In some traditiona l toddy-tapping areas, the number of these workers has fallen by about 75 per cent over the last couple of years.
vanishing sight: A toddy-tapper in Kochi. A good number of toddy-tappers in the city and elsewhere are joining as daily-wage labourers in the construction industry, as tapping earns them less than that offered by other occupations. In some traditiona l toddy-tapping areas, the number of these workers has fallen by about 75 per cent over the last couple of years.

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