FOUNDER

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak

Sociologist, social activist, and Founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, Dr. Pathak believes the toilet is a tool for social change. He has received a great deal of national and international recognition for his work, including the Stockholm Water Prize in 2009, and he is considered a pioneer for social reform.

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ACHIEVEMENTS

Sulabh Sanitation Movement

1.3 million

54 million

8,500+

640

15 million

Sulabh household toilets constructed

Government toilets constructed based on Sulabh design

Sulabh community toilet blocks

Towns made scavenging free

People using toilets based on Sulabh design daily

PLACES

The first convention of World Parliament on Sanitation

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August 22, 2016, New Delhi PRESS RELEASE   The first convention of World Parliament on Sanitation will be held from 11th -14th November 2017 in New Delhi, informed Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, President of the World Parliament Sanitation Forum. The Forum will discuss the problems of sanitation in different countries around the world in ancient, medieval… Read more »

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Threads of change – The Statesman

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New Delhi, 20 August 2016 Traditional barriers were broken on Rakshabandhan this year when 800 castaway Widows of Vrindavan and 200 Liberated Manual Scavengers from Rajasthan tied Rakhi on the wrists of 50 Sanskrit Scholars and Brahmin Priests at the Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan. The initiative was organised by Sulabh International Founder Bindeshwar Pathak. Photographs… Read more »

Category Delhi, In the Press, India, Photos, Sulabh News

Breaking caste barriers, women scavengers tie rakhi to Vrindavan pundits, Sanskrit scholars

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Anuja Jaiswal| TNN | Aug 18, 2016 AGRA: More than 200 Dalit women, who once earned their living from manual scavenging and have been traditionally dubbed untouchables, on Wednesday broke age old taboos and tied rakhi on the hands of more than 50 upper caste priests and Sanskrit scholars at a public ceremony at the… Read more »

Category In the Press, Photos, Sulabh News, Uttar Pradesh

Vrindavan widows tie Rakhis on holy men, to meet PM

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By IANS / 17th August 2016 AGRA: It’s a Rakshabandhan with a difference. About 50 high caste pandits on Wednesday extended their hands of brotherhood to the marginalised and castaway widows of Vrindavan who tied the Rakhi (sacred thread) on their wrists. Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak led the initiative as Sanskrit scholars and ‘karmakandi’ pandits (prists)… Read more »

Category In the Press, Photos, Sulabh News, Uttar Pradesh

Ahead of Raksha Bandhan, 10 widows to tie ‘rakhi’ to PM Modi

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PTI  Aug 17, 2016 Vrindavan (UP): Ahead of Raksha Bandhan, several widows and manual scavengers tied rakhi to 50 upper-caste pundits and Sanskrit scholars at the century-old Gopinath temple. On Thursday, at least ten widows will visit Prime MinisterNarendra Modi on behalf of around 2,000 widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi on the occasion of Raksha… Read more »

Category Delhi, In the Press, Photos, Sulabh News, Uttar Pradesh

वंृदावन की विधवाओं ने मनाया रक्षाबंधन पर्व

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पीटीआई-भाषा संवाददाता 15:25 HRS IST वृंदावन, 17 अगस्त :भाषा: अर्से पुरानी परम्परा को तोड़ने की दिशा में उठाये गये एक महत्वपूर्ण कदम के तहत वृंदावन की सैकड़ों विधवा महिलाओं ने आज प्राचीन गोपीनाथ मंदिर में संस्कृत विद्वानों एवं पंडितों को राखी बांधी। समाज में ‘अछूत’ कही जाने वाली सैकड़ों विधवाओं के लिये यह एक नया… Read more »

Category In the Press, Sulabh News, Uttar Pradesh

Widows, manual scavengers tie Rakhis to priests in Vrindavan

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  IANS : Aug 17 2016 In a one-of-its-kind event, hundreds of widows from Vrindavan and liberated manual scavenger women on Wednesday publicly tied Rakhi to 50 upper caste sages, Sanskrit scholars and priests at the century-old Gopinath temple in Vrindavan. Defying tradition, the women were in the temple town at the initiative of NGO… Read more »

Category In the Press, Photos, Sulabh News, Uttar Pradesh

Vrindavan widows, outcasts tie Rakhi to priests

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http://www.newkerala.com Lucknow, Aug 17 : In a one-of-its-kind event, hundreds of widows from Vrindavan and liberated manual scavenger women on Wednesday publicly tied Rakhi to 50 upper caste sages, Sanskrit scholars and priests at the century-old Gopinath temple in Vrindavan. Defying tradition, the women were in the temple town at the initiative of NGO Sulabh… Read more »

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NNIS SPECIAL: INDIA’S ONLY SULABH MUSEUM FULL OF POTTY STORIES

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“A museum in New Delhi, which traces the history of the toilet for the past 4,500 years, has been ranked third among the world’s 10 weirdest museums by Time magazine.An nnis special.”

Category Delhi, In the Press, India, Sulabh News, Videos

Nayak With Sanjeev Srivastav | Bindeshwar Pathak | 28th June

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Category Delhi, In the Press, India, Videos

Hasna Mera Kaam, Hasaana Mera Kaam Bangla Version

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  হাসা আমার কাজ হাসানো আমার কাজ Journey of Dr. Bindeshwar Pathk and Sulabh : 1968 …….. The entire journey of Sulabh Shauchalaya – reflected in the following verse – is dedicated to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the great and beloved son of India, who by giving the inspiring message of `Clean and… Read more »

Category India, Videos

“SULABH KAHINI” on ABP Ananda

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“SULABH KAHINI” on ABP Ananda  

Category In the Press, India, Sulabh News, Videos, West Bengal

“Environment Crusaders” featuring Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak – India Today Television

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“Environment Crusaders” featuring Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement on India Today Television  

Category Delhi, In the Press, India, Sulabh News, Videos

Making people smile, Changing your lifestyle, Smile with me, Laugh with me…

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(Hansna Mera Kaam, Hasaana Mera Kaam) Making people smile, Changing your lifestyle, Smile with me, Laugh with me, Make the world happy, Hahahaha Journey of Dr. Bindeshwar Pathk and Sulabh : 1968 …….. The entire journey of Sulabh Shauchalaya – reflected in the following verse – is dedicated to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi,… Read more »

Category India, Videos

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingam Mandir, Ujjain

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A MOMENT OF FAITH AND INCLUSION on the ghats of Kshipra, Ujjain-12 May, 2016

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Kumbh is the symbol of the Holy Bath of Faith, as Hindus believe that a dip in the holy waters cleanses them of all their sins and paves the way to salvation. On this pious occasion, a group of about hundred women from lowest ranks of society—the dalits who were earlier known as “untouchable scavengers”… Read more »

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