Last Updated on October 6, 2023, 11:12 am
This article will highlight an Indian celebrity known for environmental social work.
According to press reports, Saalumarada Thimmakka, a well-known environmentalist, passed away on October 5, 2023.
Who is Saalumarada Thimmakka?
Saalumarada was born in the Tumakuru area of Karnataka’s Gubbi Taluk, which was then part of the Kingdom of Mysore. Chikkaiah, a resident of the Hulikal village in the Magadi taluk of the Ramanagara district in Karnataka, was the guy she was married to. She was unable to have a kid. According to her, she began to raise banyan trees instead of kids.
Saalumarada Thimmakka, also known as Aala Marada Thimmakka, is a famous environmentalist from the Indian state of Karnataka who was honored with planting and caring for 385 banyan trees along a 45-kilometer (28-mile) section of roadway between Hulikal and Kudur. Also, she has planted around 8,000 additional trees.
Her husband is essential to her success; he motivates and encourages her to plant.
She didn’t have any formal schooling, and she worked as a temporary in a next-door landfill. Her art has received the Indian National Citizen’s Award. The Indian government noticed her work, and in 2019, she received the Padma Shri award.
Cause of Death, Funeral Details:
On October 3, a 112-year-old environmentalist with severe bronchial asthma exacerbation was hospitalized at Apollo Speciality Hospital. She experienced terrible chest pain while in the hospital, and on Thursday morning, she had a heart attack.
She is still critically ill and will be watched in the intensive care unit (ICU) for the following 48 hours, according to Govindaiah Yateesh, unit director of the hospital. She received treatment for 48 hours but sadly did not make it.
According to our sources, there is no official announcement of her funeral. Our channel will update you as her Indian family announces any related details.
Kindly pray for her Saalumarada Thimmakka, who left the world but whose legacy will remain in the hearts of followers.
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