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Undesirable agricultural practices are polluting Kerala. While the indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers is polluting land, pesticides poison water and air, and leave their residue on foodstuff.

Recently the people of Venniyoor in Vengannur panchayat of Thiruvananthapuram district escaped pesticide poisoning only narrowly. What should be done to solve the problem? Please send in your reactions, a maximum of 300 words, marked `Peoplespeak', by post, e-mail or by hand, to reach us by August 24.

The postal address is The Hindu , N.H. Bypass, P.O. Vytilla, Kochi - 682 019; Email: kochipeoplespeak

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