Environmentalist Tulsi Gowda from Karnataka was awarded Padma Shri by President Ram Nath Kovind for her extraordinary contribution towards the conservation of trees.
Tulsi Gowda goes viral when she received the Padmashree award barefoot
Tulsi Gowda barefoot
Tulsi Gowda is also known as the ‘Encyclopedia of the forest’ and people are liking Tulsi Gowda for her simplicity. To receive the “Padma Shri Award” Tulsi Gowda reached Rashtrapati Bhavan barefoot in her traditional tribal dress and people are liking this simplicity of Tulsi Gowda. People are sharing photos of Tulsi Gowda with home minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. People are not just sharing the photos of Tulsi Gowda but also congratulating her for their long journey and achieving the Padmashree award.
Tulsi Gowda Padma Shri Award
Total 73 Personalities were honoured on the occasion. Padmashree award was given on Monday 9th November in which lots of famous celebrities including boxer Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Kangana Ranaut etc also participated, but 72 years old Tulsi attracted everyone’s attention with her simplicity among these celebs.
Tulsi Gowda Environment conservator
Tulsi Gowda is an environment conservator who is also honoured as Encyclopaedia of the forest. Tulsi Gowda is 72 years old lady and she belongs to the Hallaki indigenous tribe in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India. According to Tulsi when she was 12 years old she gained a lot of knowledge about plants while walking alongside her mother. Now 60 years later environment lover Tulsi has planted more than 30,000 saplings and is consistently involved in environmental conservation.