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Aging ironsmith Padmalal worries over sustainability of his profession

Hetauda, Aug 26: In a small thatched hut at Bakaiya Rural Municipality-5 of Makawanpur district, a septuagenarian is found working actively from dawn to dusk. He is Padmalal Bishwakarma, a 77-year-old ironsmith, who heats and beats pieces of iron in furnace, moulds these, and makes handy tools such as hammer,