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Anand Mahindra spots granny making Idli for Re 1, reaches out to help her

By Shreya
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New Delhi, Sep 12: Mahindra Chairperson Anand Mahindra recently took to his Twitter account to share an inspiring story of 80-years-old granny who sells idlis to the needy and that has put a smile on Twitterati.

"One of those humbling stories that make you wonder if everything you do is even a fraction as impactful as the work of people like Kamalathal. I notice she still uses a wood-burning stove. If anyone knows her I'd be happy to 'invest' in her business and buy her an LPG fueled stove," wrote Anand Mahindra.

Image credit: Twitter

Sharing photo of Kamalathal receiving the LPG connection in a tweet, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote, "Salute the spirit and commitment of Kamalathal. Glad to have helped her through local OMC officers in getting LPG connection. Society must empower such hard-working people who defy all odds."

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Kamalathal, the octogenarian lives in a village in Coimbatore and runs a small enterprise of selling idlis, that too for Re 1 a piece to make it affordable for workers of the village.

She earns a profit of up to Rs 200 a day. And she isn't doing this just for monetary gains. Her recent addition to the menu is the Uzhunthu Bonda which is sold at Rs. 2.50 each.

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