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It is not a tree as many think. It’s a grass and the tallest grass in the world. And it’s the bamboo, the plant of the sub-family Bambusidae. China, the world’s biggest user of the plant was once considered to be hiding behind the ‘bamboo curtain’. Yet, this piece is not about the uses of bamboo but to touch upon an eco-socialogical trick it plays right atour doorsteps – in Mizoram.