Image Of the Day: Barefoot Environmentalist Tulasi Gowda At Padma Awards

Barefoot Environmentalist Tulasi Gowda turned the center of attraction at the Padma Awards ceremony on Monday. Tulasi Gowda was conferred the prestigious Padma Shri Award for her contribution to the protection of the environment, but she won the hearts with her simplicity at the event.

Tulasi Gowda’s picture of herself greeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top ministers and digitaries at the event went super viral on the internet and it was captioned ‘Image of the Day’ on Twitter by many. Prime Minister Naredra Modi also posted the image on his Instagram.

Tulasi is 72-years-old tribal woman from Karnataka, belonging to Halakki indigenous tribe. She grew in a poor family and has no formal education.

She is known as the ‘Encyclopedia of the Forest’, as she has got a vast knowlegde of diverse species of plants and herbs. Shehas planted thousands of trees.

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