Dr. Ezhil Malar, a resident of Karpagam Avenue in R. A. Puram has been recognised for her service at a recent Women’s Day event held in North Chennai.
The Sushma Swaraj awards, which remember this national leader of the BJP, union minister and community activist, are awarded every year to women who excel in different fields.
Dr. Malar is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist attached to Ezhil Hospital in Tondiarpet The hospital is owned by her family.
She was decorated with the Best Doctor award from North Chennai zone for her ’30 years of exemplary service to society’.
The function was held on March 9 at YMCA Convention Hall in Vepery.
Vanathi Srinivasan, the national president of the women’s wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party presented the awards to 75 women from different fields.
– Report by Juliana Sridhar