Padma Shri – Vriksha Mata

Padma Shri (Hindi: पद्म श्री) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan. It is awarded by the Government of India, every year on India’s Republic Day.

Taunted for not being able to give birth to a child Vriksha Mata Saalumarada Thimmakka started to plant banyan trees in lieu of children ..106 year old Vriksha Mata has planted 8000 trees. Today She has conferred with Padma Shri

In a motherly gesture, she blessed President while receiving the award.

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About Shailendra Nair

I am full-time IT professional, with excellent exposure in Information technology management, mission critical business application & development, Information security & advisory practice . I have been in the field for little over 13 + years have significant achievement and set new trends in the field & Industry. Grandson of late Indian freedom fighter from Kerala, I am photographer , blogger, guitarist by hobby , adamant NOT arrogant, travel & foodie at heart, globe trotting road warrior , multidimensional thinker & dreamer.
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