Bengaluru: A nature lover from Bengaluru received praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, October 30 during his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ speech.
The nature lover in question is Suresh Kumar, a resident of Sahakara Nagar.
Modi said, “20-plus years ago Suresh decided to bring back life to a forest around his residence in Karnataka’s Bengaluru. His decision was full of challenges. The saplings that were planted that time have now turned into 40 feet trees.”
“Apart from this Suresh has also built a bus shelter and gifted brass plates with the Kannada language written on it to people to promote Kannada and the culture of the state. He taught a lesson to the entire nation and he is an inspiration to the youngsters of this country,” PM Modi added.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai also praised Suresh Kumar.
Taking to Twitter Bommai wrote,”Suresh’s selfless servicehas received praise by Prime Minister Shri @NarendraModi in his Mann Ki Baat today. Hearty congratulations to Suresh Kumar. Your service is an inspiration to many people.”