Google Doodle celebrated the 133 Th Birth day of Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy

Google celebrated the Indian Genius Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy.

Today on 30 Th July 2019 is memorable day for 133 th Birth day of Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy. She was the First lady having a multi capabilities. She was not only a Lady Surgeon but also law maker and Social reformer.


She was born in 1886 in Pudukkottai in the States of Tamil Nadu. Since she belonged to Devadasi. So She was socially adopted to Devadasi culture and norms. However , as a teenager she defied her parents decision to get married. instead of marrying she was admitted to Maharajah college. Before her admission to this college, it was a boy's institution. So Muthulakshmi entered to this college breaking all tradition. Here she started her journey against the social orthodox culture.

After completing the course in Maharajah college she got admission in Madras Medical college as a first lady in Medical Science.

       After her education and medicine She started her carrier in a new dimension. Thus Reddy turned to administration and become the first women to become the deputy President of Madras Presidency council in the year 1927 under the Government of India Act,1919.

She lost her Sister due to her illness. She established the Adyar Cancer Hospital in the year 1954. This was the yield of her personal grievances as well as her professional motivation. 

       Despite of her profession she was at the forefront of many social reformation. She raised a Social voice against devadasi tradition and Child marriage.

        She was awarded Padma Bhushan in the year of 1956 and passed away in the year 1968 at the age of 81.

Tamil Nadu Government declared  July 30 as Hospital day in the remembrance of Reddy's Birth day. They decided to celebrate this day every year.

We, the Indians are very proud of such Genius.

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