Vijayawada: Renowned writer and atheist Dr Katti Padma Rao here on Tuesday said that Hemalata Lavanam had...
Vijayawada: Renowned writer and atheist Dr Katti Padma Rao here on Tuesday said that Hemalata Lavanam had struggled to bring reforms in the society. He took part in the 5th death anniversary meeting of Hemalata Lavanam, organised by the Gora Science Centre at Atheist Centre. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Padma Rao said that Hemalata was a crusader against caste system, Jogini culture and always did her best for the society. He said that there were many great persons in history, butonly a few are remembered till date and she is one among them. He said that sensitivity, simplicity, positive approach,and many other essential qualities in Hemalata made the public like her and come closer to her. He said that she had fought for rehabilitation of Jogini women in the Nizamabad district and gave them a life. He added that she made the dacoits in Chambal valley and Stuartpuram surrender to the police and helped them to transform into kind hearted human beings. He said that she was the first woman who fought for the human rights equal to men. He said that she was close to nature that made her to write best poems to inspire public. She also struggled to protect animals as they also have the right to live along with people, he added. She also fought cancer and proved that nothing is impossible if one has strong determination. The Indian Medical Association former president, Dr G Samaram, former MP and Vasavya Mahila Mandali president Chennupati Vidya, Dr B Sundara Rao, Padma Rao, Atheist Centre director Dr Vijayam, and others were present.