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Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao fetes Saalu Marada Thimmakka

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Telangana: ‘Saalu Marada’ Thimmakka a popular name in Karnataka for having planted and nurtured thousands of trees, was honoured by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao at Hyderabad on Thursday.

The felicitation was a part of Green India Challenge launched by TRS MP Santosh Kumar four years ago, which was a huge success not only in Telangana but across the country.

Chandrashekar Rao lauded Thimmakka a centenarian for her feat in conserving the environment for posterity.

Apart from the chief minister himself, many cabinet colleagues and IAS officers were witness to the felicitation ceremony.

Salumarada Thimmakka in her trademark style opened her arms to bless the whole of audience, the gesture which indeed touched all.

Thimmakka was accompanied by her son Umesh Vanasiri also an environmentalist. 

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