12 June 2012
While women in India normally have a lifespan of 60-65 years, Sowmi Akka, the oldest grandmother in the country is 120 years old and still seems in pink of health. Interacting with reporters, Sowmi Akka said that eating healthy diet helped her to live longer and a problem free life. She also mentioned that she is self-reliant to perform all kind of domestic work such as cooking, cleaning the house and buying vegetables from the market. Meanwhile, her granddaughter, Amarawathy said that Sowmi Akka's eldest daughter is 95 and the entire family participated in the family reunion.