Malathi Krishnamurthy Holla


Malathi Krishnamurthy Holla is an International para athlete, Padmashree and Arujna Award winner who lives in Bangalore India, works as Manager with Syndicate Bank. She runs a non-profit organization called “Mathru Foundation” in Bangalore. She supports the challenged children through her foundation. The details about her foundation can be found from their website. We feel she is one of the good souls in this planet and she should be connected with the rest of the good people in the planet. She could have stayed home and office with her good job in the bank and take care of herself. But she wanted to give it back to the community. She is a very good soul and we are proud to connect her to other good souls on the universe.

She has written her biography “A Different Spirit”. Her life gives an impression, that if you want it, you have to ask for it. And if you ask for it and work towards it, you WILL get it. You can understand from one of synopsis her book:

“In 1994, I wasn’t very well-known, but I had almost 150 certificates with me. I kept all my certificates on Dr Manmohan Singh’s table. I told him I wanted to buy a car and needed excise duty exemption that was available to me. (Dr Singh was the finance minister of India then.)

I think he had a tough day at Parliament. He asked me if these were indeed my certificates. I said yes. He then shot a question, “How can I believe that these are yours?” I was outraged. I become livid if anyone questions my honesty or hard work. And to think that this question was being raised after I had travelled for 46 hours in a train that was so unfriendly to the differently-abled that I couldn’t even use the toilet! You can imagine my mental state then.I looked him straight in the face and said, “How can I believe, Sir, that you are Manmohan Singh?” He was taken aback. “What do you mean?” he demanded.”

You can order her book as per the details from here.

Some of her speaches:



Anyone who wants to donate to her foundation or wants to get in touch with her can with the details from the foundation’s website

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