Samudhya Sandhipu (Tamil)
Mrs. Malarkodi, India's 1st Women Lorry driver who was awarded with the title Veeranai Goods,India’s best Women lorry driver and many more to her credits . Malarkodi learned lorry driving from her husband a professional lorry driver in Tiruchengode, (a small village in Namkkal district, Tamilnadu) who travels all 30 days in a month to all parts of India for delivering goods. When her husband met with a serious accident, it was at that moment Malarkodi took lorry driving as her profession and continued to take orders that came for her husband. Then after she continued this profession with fill dedication ignoring all bad and unwanted criticism from her neighbors. Mrs.Malarkodi is an encouraging star for many of her community women.
Participants: Dhivya Ramalingam
Programme Format: Interview
Date of Broadcast: 0000-00-00
Date of Upload: 2011-07-08 23:37:14
File Format: MP3
Themes: Inclusion and Equity --> Women