Who is Harekala Hajabba, the orange vendor who won the Padma Shri for social work?
On January 25, 2020 it was announced that Hajabba will be awarded with the Padma Shri award. However, the award function could not be held back then in wake of the COVID-19 situation.
An orange vendor who built a school with his earnings | Story of Padma Shri awardee Harekala Hajabba
Harekala Hajabba, an orange vendor from Mangalore, built a primary school with his earnings of Rs 150 per day. On Monday, he received the Padma Shri award from President Ram Nath Kovind.
Meet Padma Shri Harekala Hajabba, orange seller from Mangaluru who built a school with life's savings
Hajabba, who sells oranges at Mangaluru bus depot since 1977, does not know how to read or write and has never been to school. His village had no school but the 66-year-old wanted to change this.
Orange seller receives Padma Shri award
He opened a primary school, his story is narrated in schools
The real influencer! Orange vendor uses savings to open school in his village; gets Padma Shri for noble deed
Harekala Hajabba, an orange seller from Karnataka, was conferred the Padma Shri award on Monday, for spending his savings to build a school in his village.
Meet Harekala Hajabba, orange vendor from Karnataka who received Padma Shri for revolutionising rural education
Hajabba said that the idea to build the school came to his mind in 1978 when a foreigner asked him the cost of orange
Padma Awards 2021: Harekala Hajabba, Man Who Built School By Selling Oranges. Conferred With Padma Shri
Harekala Hajabba received a hero's welcome when he returned to his home town Mangaluru on Tuesday
The Incredible Story Of Padma Shri Orange Seller Who Used His Meagre Savings To Build A School
What an inspiration!
Harekala Hajabba: The humble story of a fruit seller who was awarded Padma Shri today
His village - Newpadapu - had no school despriving hundrends of children of proper education. Hajabba himself had no access for education, but he decided not to let children go through the suffering that he did.
Orange Seller From Karnataka Awarded Padma Shri. His Story
The 66-year-old orange vendor, himself having no schooling, received a Padma Shri award for bringing a revolution in rural education by constructing a school in a village in Mangaluru which now has 175 students studying there.
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