Pookutty Paati’s Grand-Daughter !

Pookutty - Jasmine flowers

Pookutty Paati’s Grand-Daughter is my mother Vedavalli. Remembering my great grandmother and Amma’s favourite activity of stringing flowers.

Happy birthday – Rani of Jhansi and Indira Priyadarshini

What amazing coincidences are coming to the fore … Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel’s birthday is the day Indira Gandhi died. Acharya Kripalani and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad share birthdays and today happens to be two other similar women celebrating their birthdays !! Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi has been an idol for me ever since I … Read more