The Padma Shri
An image of a barefooted aged girl draped in an easy saree in her ethnic fashion greeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit and different dignitaries in the course of the Padma Award occasion on the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi is being shared extensively on social media. The female withinside the image is Tulsi Gowda.
Environmentalist Tulsi Gowda, who hails from Karnataka, turned into a Padma Shri via the means of President Ram Nath Kovind for her massive contribution in the direction of conservation of timber. She has planted more than 30,000 saplings and has been involved in environmental conservation sports for the past six many years.
For Tulsi Gowda, wooded area nurseries are like her youngsters which is obvious from the manner she has a tendency to the saplings. Many shared Gowda's image receiving the distinguished Padma award describing it as the 'photo of the day'. One of the pictures indicates PM Modi clasping the common-or-garden female's hand and interacting with her.
Tulsi Gowda, 77, has labored for over six years planting saplings and looking after nurseries of the wooded area department. She belongs to the Halakki tribe and is seen as an 'encyclopedia of forests' for her great understanding of bushes and herbs.
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