Google doodle remembers the first woman legislature Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy on her birthday

Google has dedicated today’s doodle to Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddi on her birth anniversary. Muthulakshmi redid would have been 133 years old today. She is the first woman legislator in the country and the first female student to be admitted to prestigious Indian institutions like Maharaja College and the Madras Medical College and the first woman to work as a surgeon in a government hospital. The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced that every year hereon 30 July will be celebrated as Hospital day in Tamil Nadu. Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddi was born on 30 July 1883 in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Reddi contributed more for gender equality, transforming the lives of countless people — especially young girls. She is the one who was the founder of the Adyar Cancer Institute. One of the most respected oncology centers in the world, it treats some 80,000 patients each year. In recognition of her service to her country, in 1956, Reddi was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. Later Muthulakshmi gave up the medical practice and joined the Madras legislative council . She lived her life following Gandhian ideologies and fought for women and social empowerment.

Google doodle remembers the first woman legislature Dr.Muthulakshmi Reddy on her birthday