Even at 73, Velayudhan continues his cleaning mission
Chelannur (Kozhikode): Even at the age of 73, Velayudhan has no plans to change his habit of cleaning the road near his house here. Every day, he cleans the 200 metre stretch of Thenaduthazham road near Kumaraswamy-Chelapram road. He has been continuing this habit for almost 18 years.
Velayudhan started indulging in cleaning activities after retiring as sub treasury officer in 2003. When he was living at Athiyanam, he used to follow the same routine. Once a dog bit him while cleaning the streets. But Velayudhan did not stop his cleaning mission even after this.
Earlier, Velayudhan was an active member of Good Luck library and he still cleane the library and its surroundings regularly. He was honoured with an award of JCA Chelannur for his good deed. He said that he is really happy as many people in his area have started following his path.