The 50’s was a time when ‘Mental Hospital ‘ was the southeastern corner of the city. When milkmen used to deliver milk to homes. Masala Dosa cost 25 paisa, … but the ‘Vrishabhavati’ was already starting to get polluted.
In an era when women were limited to playing stereotypical roles, Jayalakshamma’s activism stands out. Her hospitable and compassionate personality was symbolic of a bygone era. Palahalli R Vishwanath reflects upon the life of an extraordinary woman who was his mother.