(journalist rajesh sahoo) Laxmi rao as a tea sellor , the author of over 24 novels , plays and poltical essays , rao a graduate of delhi university is also a sidewalk tea seller in city delhi,
Rao says that his books are based on ideas he gets while interacting with his customers and his writings revolve around their personal struggles,
But, unlike rao who is poor, most of the protagonists in his books are rich and well to do.
Reviewers have said that his books, exude a rare sense of honesty and humility; and that his ‘writings are woven around realities of life ,
Rao is also knows in Europe where articles are written about him, for example in germany