– Batuli Lamichhane, who is 112 years old,claims smoking is the key to longevity
– The woman has smoked 30 cigarettes a day for the last 95 years
– “You should always be happy, then you will live a long life.”
Batuli Lamichhane has defied the odds by living to 112 years despite she is a heavy-smoker. Over the past 95 years the old lady has smoked out about 30 cigarettes a day and believes this habit allowed her to outlive almost all fellow villagers, husband and even children.
‘I have been smoking for over 95 years. There is nothing wrong with smoking’
Batuli from Nepal was born in March 1903 ans started smoking when she turned 17. Nevertheless, she is still healthy and strong, all household chores the great grandmother does single-handedly and refuses moving to her relatives’s house.
Pictured is Batuli Lamichhane’s passport, which it is claimed shows she was born in March 1903
She said: “I dont really care how old I am. But I am old nonetheless. I have seen a lot of things change during my lifetime. I have been smoking for over 95 years. There is nothing wrong with smoking.”
Batuli Lamichhane smokes a cigarette – just one of 30 the 112-year-old has consumed every day for almost a century
But the woman recommends to avoid “commercially made” cigarettes and smoke locally made ‘beedis’ — thin roll-ups filled with tobacco flake and wrapped in tendu leaf. Currently, Batuli lives off donations made by a local Hindu temple.
Here she is pictured with family members. She has outgrown all her children except one, who is now 84 himself
When asked what’s her secret to a long life, the 112-year-old ingenuously answered: “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. So you have to be active and stress free. You should always be happy, then you will live a long life.”
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