Sulagitti Narasamma

Question: Sulagitti Narasamma, who died recently was associated with which of the following?
(a) Politics
(b) Literature
(c) Social work
(d) Sports
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • On 25 December 2018, renowned social worker Sulagitti Narasamma died at a private hospital in Bengaluru. She was 98 years old and was known for her service of midwife to the society.
  • She was known as midwife of Krishnapura village in Pavagada taluk of Tumkur district in Karnataka, she had conducted thousands of deliveries free of cost. She helped the people of rural areas devoid of medical facilities by providing free services.
  • She was awarded India`s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in 2018 for her contribution to society. Prime Minister Modi expressed grief over her demise.

Links:
http://www.newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=357143
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/sulagitti-narasamma-passes-away/article25828799.ece#

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