Neighbourhood News Desk
In the Cuttack city of Odisha, tea seller was awarded the Padma Shri as he contributed in the society by teaching slum children. Since childhood, he has been selling tea and like other children, he has dreams like to become doctor and footballer but due to bad circumstances, he unwantedly became the tea seller to earn his livelihood.
D. Prakash Rao( the tea seller) believe that children of lower-income communities should also be raised so that they could bring change in their lives. Narendra Modi also mentioned in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of May 2018 about him and praised him. He also met him during his visit. He also donates blood and provides them with boiled water and milk regularly.