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RIP, Sulagitti Narasamma: A Selfless Soul Who Helped to Deliver 15000+ Babies without Charging

Satendra Kashyap

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Sulagitti Narasamma

At the age of 98, one of the most selfless soul who helped to bring new lives in the world, Narasamma a midwife breathed her last breath on December 25, 2018. Sulagitti Narasamma was merely 20 when as a midwife, she delivered a baby in 1940. For a long period of seven decades, she delivered more than 15,000 babies and provided her services without charging a penny.

She was truly dedicated and diligent at her work and was a kind soul. This grand old lady got her the much-deserved title Sulagatti and this means ‘delivery work’ in Kannada.

What is more beautiful or charming rather than indulging in the kind and pure work of bringing new life to the planet.

The lady drew inspiration from her own grandmother, Margamma, who was also a midwife. She learned this art from her grandmother, Margamma, who helped her to deliver her 5 babies.

Till 2007, Narasamma was a common household name in Krishnapura. But it was the authors Annapoorna Venkatananjappa and Ba Ha Ramakumari who observed her work and nominated her for a district-level award.

Various media houses got their news feed from there and after this, there was no looking back. In 2014, after 74 years from her first delivery, she was awarded an honorary doctorate from Tumkur University making her Dr. Sulagatti Narasamma.

Her efforts helped her to rise and shine and get national recognition in 2018 when she was awarded the Padma Shri.

As per the information from her family she had the opportunity to excel in her skills. They told that various members from nomadic tribes would come to a village and take shelter. She had a heart of gold and without charging them she would help them and in return, they thought her preparing natural medicines for pregnant ladies.

This was very important for her success and it thought her to check the pulse of a fetus, health of the fetus and also the position of the fetus she was nothing less than the ultrasonography machine.

Sulagitti Narasamma

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She herself was a mother to 12 children and 22 grandchildren; Narasamma led a full life that was also full. Owing to her work it was crucial that she is healthy and full of energy. To maintain a healthy life she relied on groundnuts a legume-rich protein that was easily available in her district.

The locally available food is always a healthy option and this lady proved it. She also had millets in her diet. Although she was above 90- but never required spectacles and her other senses were also well.

She has passed her legacy and knowledge to 150 students including her youngest daughter, Jayamma, who is also a well-experienced midwife.

She was the oldest midwife and led a full of life and set an example for millions of us who for smallest act need remuneration and she did all with selfless nature and lived a contented and happy life.

Satendra Kashyap an Internet Marketing Coach and Search Engine Consultant for business owners. I have 9 yrs of Digital Marketing experience and can show you how to set up blogs, how to use social media for profit and any other external online marketing.

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Hotstar Takes Down KWK Episodes With Hardik Pandya And KL Rahul After It was Trolled for The Problematic Comments

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Hotstar Takes Down KWK Episodes With Hardik Pandya And KL Rahul

Koffee With Karan is a show that always stirs lots of controversies. This recent episode of the Season 6 featuring the men from blue squad Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul broke all records with its problematic comments and was then finally taken down by Hotstar.

Hardik Pandya apart from his playing skills is famous for his suave personality, his sexist and racist comments. For his exercising of Freedom of Speech without any responsibility, he may suffer a two-match ban by BCCI. Although he has issued an apology for the comments he made on the show.

Twitter also backlashed the player and this added to his woes. Even the aggressive captain Virat Kohli went against comments and specified that neither the team not he align with such sexist comments.

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16 Facts About The Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh You Did not Know

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Dr Manmohan Singh

Dr. Manmohan Singh served as the 13th Prime Minister of India. He is quite a learned man, an exceptional economist and is known for his bureautic career all over the world. He is a man of few words but his work speaks for him.

Here are a few facts about this man that you should know:

#1 The first Non- Hindu Prime Minister of the country

Dr. Singh is a Sikh by religion and thus the first Non- Hindu to hold the post of Prime Minister in India.

#2 After Jawahar Lal Nehru, he is the only Prime Minister to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term.

Dr Manmohan Singh

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#3 Born in undivided India- he hails from a very modest family and was born in Gah village( now in Punjab, Pakistan) to parents Amrit Kaur and Gurmukh Singh.

#4 He lost his mother at a very early age and was brought up by his paternal grandparents.

#5 His birthdate is not the real date of his birth- his grandmother has stated the date of his birth to be 26th September 1932 while she is herself not sure of the date.

#6 Not born with a silver spoon, rather he belongs to a very modest family and had to struggle to get educated. He studied under the kerosene lamp as there was electricity and he had to walk miles to reach his school.

#7 He did his initial schooling from the Hindu college and did his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in economics from Punjab University in 1952 and 1954 respectively, and stood first in the university.

#8 He did his economics Tripos from Cambridge University in 1957 and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Oxford University in 1962. He was a shy student and being the boy with long hair he used to avoid other boys. Thus when hot water for bath was available he used to not bath and would bath when all were gone and the water was cold.

#9 He is a proud father to three daughters, Upinder Singh, Daman Singh, and Amrit Singh. His wife is Gursharan Kaur and he got married in 1958.

#10 He refused to join the government in 1962 when the first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru gave him the offer.

#11 True love for country- he worked with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development under famous economist Raul Prebisch from, 1966- 1969. However, he came back to become a Lecturer in Delhi School of Economics.

#12 In the 1970s and 1980s during his bureautic career he was top positions in various departments.

#13 His political career started in 1991 when P.V. Narshimha Rao appointed him as the Finance Minister in his government and his reforms helped India in the situation of economic crisis.

#14 He has never won a Lok Sabha seat but is a Member of Parliament of India from Assam.

#15 He listens to BBC every morning and is man integrity. He is fluent in Urdu but cannot read Hindi. he has written several articles for economic journals.

#16 He has received Padma Vibhushan Award, in 1987.

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Passenger Riders Take off Their Pants To Be A Part of “No Pants Subway Ride 2019”

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Wearing good dresses from big brands is something that attracts attention and is definitely a global phenomenon. But going without pants not to protest but to celebrate silliness is such a welcoming gesture. Hundreds stripped down their pants to support No Pants On The Tube event and No Pants Subway rides.

The event started in New York in 2002 and the motive is to make people don a smile and the ones who participate behave like they didn’t notice. 

Have a look at some of the colourful images from various subway stations around the world…

The no pant event was held at different cities like the New York, Chicago, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Prague.

The event was started by Improv Everywhere comedy collective.

The temperature is freezing but it does not affect the participants and in spite of being clad in their winter wear they move out and take the ride without the pant.

The participants have their winter coats, scarves gloves, and caps but the pant goes missing and people smile they ignore and behave as if they did not understand.

They keep a straight face and stare back at people who asked them if they are feeling cold.

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