Chaiwala Prakash bagged Padmashri; inspirational story
Mon, Jan 28, 2019, 06:14 PM
Devarapalli Prakash Rao owns a tea stall, which is his only source of income. But this exception 'chaiwala' of Buxi Bazaar area of Cuttack in Odisha, has won Padmashri for his contributions in the field of social work to the community. He not only runs a school with his income from selling tea, but also visits a community hospital. He is a regular blood and platelet donor as well. He teaches around 70-80 slum children in the age group of 4-9 years annually.