Car accident did not deter me
“I was born in Narayanpet, but I belong to Dhanwada in Makthal, Mahububnagar. I am the eldest of seven children - five girls and two boys. I was quite a pampered child and I remember fond times with my paternal grandmother, who I used to call Avva. I did my schooling in Government School. My school was at the other end of the village. I used to walk to school although my father owned cars. He believed that it was essential to stay grounded.
Says DK Aruna, Minister for Information and Public Relations, Government of Andhra Pradesh
There was some mild sibling rivalry between my brother Ram Mohan and me as he was allowed to drive a car, but I was not. I felt this was sheer discrimination. When I was 14 years, I wanted to learn driving and managed to convince my brother to teach me