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Tamil Nadu Lady, Who Serves Idli At Rs 1 Per Piece, FINALLY Gets LPG Connection

Kamalatha, An Idli-seller, Sells Idlies At A Mere Price Of Rs 1 Per Piece With Sambhar And Chutney. She Is Of A View That By Keeping The Price Low, The Poor And Needy Are Able To Afford Her Idlies.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Mohit Pandey | Updated on: 14 Sep 2019, 09:28:06 AM
She sells idlies at a mere price of Rs 1 per piece with sambhar and chutney. (Photo Credit: Tweeted by @BPCLCoimbatore)

New Delhi:

Some of the stories on social media are awe-inspiring, one such story is of K Kamalathal, a 80-year old lady who resides in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district. Kamalatha, an idli-seller, sells idlies at a mere price of Rs 1 per piece with sambhar and chutney. She is of a view that by keeping the price low, the poor and needy are able to afford her idlies. Earlier, she charged only 50 paise per idli but as the cost of ingredients went high, she decided to take Rs 1 per piece.

Recognising the efforts of Kamalathal, Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to hail Kamalathal's efforts-

However, Bharat Gas Coimbatore offered her a LPG connection. It announced on Twitter that it is providing the lady with LPG connection-

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan who played a crucial role in providing LPG connection to Kamalathal also expressed his respect for the indomitable lady as he tweeted-

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First Published : 14 Sep 2019, 09:28:06 AM