- Nepalese centenarian defies odds and health
- Is 113-years-old, outlived most of her family members
- Smokes 30 beedis a day
In the hills of Nuwakot, Nepal, lives Batuli Lamichhane. Born in 1903, she is 113-years-old.
Besides being one of the oldest living women, she’s managed to outlive most of her family members. She had four children, of which only her 85-year-old son is the sole survivor among his siblings.
But that’s not what sets her apart – she continues to live with an unhealthy habit – smoking.
She’s been smoking since she was 17-years-old and continues to do so. “I have been smoking for over 95 years. There is nothing wrong with smoking,' reports Daily Mail.
Her secret to longevity: an active and stress-free live “People of this modern age have too much stress. And those who do not work or are idle in their old age won't live long. I don't really care how old I am. But I am old nonetheless. I have seen a lot of things change during my lifetime.”
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:39 PM IST