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Veteran Sarvodaya Worker Channammakka Ends Mortal Journey

Veteran Sarvodaya Worker, Nonagenarian and eldest member of the Brahma Vidya Mandir family Ms Channamma Hallikeri popularly referred to as Channammakka passed away at the Brahma Vidya Mandir Paunar Ashram in the Wardha district of Maharashtra state on Wednesday. She was 92 years old and was undergoing old age-related problems.   A multifaceted personality: A spinster Ms Channamma Hallikeri was born to Gowramma and Channabasappa Hallikeri couple in Hosaritti village of Haveri Taluki in the undivided Dharwad district in 1931. Now the village is part of the new Haveri district. She belonged to a family of freedom fighters and was naturally inspired by the elders of the family. She remained a multifaceted personality contributing in several fields including the freedom struggle, the Bhoodan movement, the Sarvodaya movement, the Eradication of untouchability, Rural sanitation, the Upliftment of Harijans, the Khadi campaign, Women empowerment, publishing of the Hindi Maithri monthly magazi