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ONCE every 50 years a species of bamboo flowers in the Burmese state of Chin, heralding the beginning of a famine.
This sounds like the stuff of myth, the first line of a fairytale told to wide-eyed children around the campfire. But it is a well-documented freakish natural disaster, known as “mautam”, which also affects states in north-eastern India. The Age