Ramanagara: The Coimbatore-based University of Asia Vedic Culture Research has conferred an honorary doctorate degree to a desi doctor and social worker K. T. Lakshmamma.
At a function organised in Hosur of Tamil Nadu last week, the University awarded the doctorate to Lakshmamma identifying her social service in the presence of Tamil Nadu’s leading representatives, repeaters, high-level officials, university founders and top officials.
Lakshmamma, a native of Harohallidoddi in Channapatna Taluk in the District is an expert midwife. She gives herbal medicines to treat infertility to thousands of women.
Speaking to mediapersons after receiving the award Lakshmamma expressed happiness and said, “At the beginning of the New Year, my responsibility and duty have been further enhanced by the doctoral honour and I am grateful to them.”
”Awards and accolades are on the path of our struggle and achievement. But only the things we do will last forever. In this regard, I have doubled my active partnerships, responsibility and duty in many fields such as my social service, planting medical career, rural health camp, ophthalmic campaign, struggle, organisation, co-operation and work.”
K. T. Lakshmamma is the pride of Channapatna Taluk. Hundreds of couples who have no children become mothers after availing of medicines from her. She has constituted her own Trust and has served hundreds of people. In recognition of her achievements, the Indian Dalita Sahitya Academi also honoured her with ‘Bhagwan Buddha National Award in 2021.
Lakshmamma has studied only SSLC but became a ray of hope for thousands of couples. She has a history that couples who have no issues even after 10 to 15 years of marriage had children after taking medicines from Lakshmamma. People from far away areas, even outside the State visit Lakshmamma to avail medicines.