Anand Mahindra Gifts A House To Idli Amma After Providing LPG Connection

3 Apr, 2021 09:00 IST|Sakshi Post

The Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra revealed that Tamil Nadu's famous "Idli Amma" who had become a sensation two years ago for cooking and selling idlis for just one rupee each will soon get a house of her own.

Two years ago, industrialist Anand Mahindra had tweeted about Kamalathal known as "Idli Amma", saying that he would like to invest in her business. Kamalathal's story went viral after it emerged that she served idlis for the nominal cost of 1 rupee per idli. Mahindra, in 2019, tweeted an offer to replace her wood-burning stove with an LPG connection.

The industrialist's tweet brought viral attention to the grandmother and Bharat Gas Coimbatore gifted her LPG connection. "This is superb. Thank you Bharat Gas Coimbatore for giving this gift of health to Kamalathal. As I have already stated, I am happy to support her continuing costs of using LPG," Mr Mahindra had tweeted at the time.

Now, he has shared an update on the story. Mahindra Group realized that her priority was to have a house or workspace from where she could cook and sell idlis, the Mahindra Group set to work by helping to register land in her name.

Mahindra Lifespaces, the real estate and infrastructure development arm of the Mahindra Group will soon begin construction of her house. 'Grateful to the Registration Office at Thondamuthur for helping us achieve our 1st milestone by speedily registering the land,' tweeted Anand Mahindra.

He also thanked Bharat Gas Coimbatore for providing Kamalathal with a continued supply of LPG. The gesture was appreciated by thousands, earning praise on the microblogging platform.

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