Fit as a fiddle even at 82, Raghavan Pillai distributes newspapers every day
Kadampanad (Pathanamthitta): The people of Kadampanad wake up by seeing Raghavan Pillai distributing newspapers at every household. This sight proves that ‘defying age’ is not just a phrase. It has been 45 years since Raghavan Pillai (82) started distributing newspapers in Kadampanad-Nellimukal regions. Even today, he distribute newspapers walking all the way. Also, he does not wear slippers.
Raghavan Pillai wakes up at 3 am every day and reaches the place where newspaper bundles reach. His son Rajesh Kumar and sister Bhavani Amma also go for newspaper distribution. Raghavan starts his job only after dividing papers between them.
Raghavan said that he started this job as Mathrubhumi agent on 26 February 1976. He has five children. Raghavan now lives with his third son Rajesh Kumar and sister Bhavani Amma at Elanjikkal. Late Omana Amma was his wife. As Raghavan Pillai does not have any kind of bad habits, his health is perfectly alright.