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Bengaluru: 79-year-old roadside sapling seller’s sales double after viral photo

Published: 29th Oct 2020 10:10 am

Bengaluru: A picture changed the life of Revanna Siddappa, a 79-year-old man who sells medicinal saplings on the roadside in Bengaluru.

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Revanna Siddappa sells saplings keeping it on the surface of the road. When the picture of Siddappa sitting on the road and selling plants became viral, a few residents provided him with a table, chair and umbrella.

While speaking to ANI, Revanna Siddappa said, “I am 79 years old and I used to sell medicinal plants on the roadside of Kanakpura road. Somebody noticed me and took a picture and put it everywhere.” “After that, I got so much help from people. I got a table to keep saplings, a chair and an umbrella. Earlier, I used to sell around five saplings but now the number has doubled,” he added.

Siddappa further said that he sells plants at the cost of Rs 20-30 range.

“I have been selling plants for the last 3 years. I do not want to take loan money from anyone. I will earn on my own,” he said.

He quoted a saying of Sarvajna that it will be nice while taking a loan but will be a huge task while repaying it.

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