(NGO in General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations)
  • Sulabh International launched the 'Toilet in Every Household' campaign in the village of Katra Shahadatganj in Badaun District,
    Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation Movement along with Smt. Punam Yadav, Chairman District
    Panchayat, Badaun inaugurated 108 'Sulabh (low-cost) toilets' for the village of Katra Shahadatganj on August 31, 2014
     
  • Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation focused attention on the plight of widows at a special function in celebration of the World Widow Day, which was attended by widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi at the Press Club of India on June 23, 2014 
  • Girls are advised not to leave in-laws' house but to persuade the family to have a Sulabh flush toilet at the earliest 
  • Breaking centuries-old tradition, widows of Vrindavan celebrated Holi at Meera Sahabhagini Sadan on March 14, 2014 
  • The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of
    the World CSR Day at Taj Lands Hotel, Mumbai on February 18, 2014
     
  • Justice Samaresh Banerjee confers prestigious Michael Madhusudan International Bongo Moni award to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak for his
    work among the widows of Vrindavan
     

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:45
Business Standard
Hailing Narendra Modi government's plan to ensure construction of toilet in every household and school, sanitation activist Bindeshwar Pathak today suggested that the agencies building the facility should also be made to contribute towards its maintenance. Pathak also suggested that for public toilets, the users should be charged a minimal amount which can be used for their maintenance.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 22:15
The Times of India
Widows of Vrindavan, who have continued to defy the age-old customs by celebrating not only Diwali but in the past also celebrated Holi and Raksha Bandhan, besides taking part in Durga Puja in West Bengal. Besides lighting the colorful earthen lamps, they sang bhajans. All the seven ashrams in Vrindavan have been decorated tastefully with lights and earthen lamps for Diwali.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 20:15
dna
The widows of Vrindavan today lit hundreds of earthen lamps at the banks of Yamuna as they today began their three-day Diwali celebrations through which they intend to spread awareness about the need for the river's cleanliness. They marched towards the river bank in a procession carrying lighted colourful 'diyas' (earthen lamps) and sang spiritual songs.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 18:00
gulfnews.com
Vrindavan: The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan on Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river. Several hundred of them were holding ‘diyas’ (lamps) in their hands to draw public attention towards the sad state of the river in the Braj area.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:00
Times of India
We not only need a jhadoo for the street, we need a jhadoo in our minds as well. The toilet, says Bindeshwar Pathak, the Brahmin founder of Sulabh International, is emphatically not a dirty place. Toilets are beautiful places and they make us socially progressive citizens.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:45
The Hindu
Defying old-age curbs, they will burst crackers and be part of festivities It will be a unique Diwali for widows of Vrindavan.
Stand Up Plant
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 22:00
Beauty is in the eye (and the nose) of the beholder. In this clip, Stand Up Planet host Hasan Minhaj and Indian comic Tanmay Bhat talk about toilet art and learn some unusual history from an unusual man -- Bageshwar Jha, the curator of the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 22:30
ABP NEWS
Swachh bharat mision l PM Modi launches 'Clean India', says it's patriotism not politics
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 22:15
IBN7
आईबीएन7 के खास कार्यक्रम प्रश्नकाल में आज चर्चा का मुद्दा था स्वच्छता अभियान। सवाल थे कि क्या पीएम के इस स्वच्छता अभियान का कितना होगा जनता पर असर? क्या जनांदोलन बन पाएगा ये अभियान? क्या वाकई हकीकत में तब्दील होगा स्वच्छ भारत का सपना?
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 22:00
Stand Up Plant
Beauty is in the eye (and the nose) of the beholder. In this clip, Stand Up Planet host Hasan Minhaj and Indian comic Tanmay Bhat talk about toilet art and learn some unusual history from an unusual man -- Bageshwar Jha, the curator of the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 21:45
itvnewsindia
It's been a clean-up week in central government offices with cobwebs being cleaned up, corridor clutter removed, old furniture discarded or overhauled, and office environs spruced up, tidied and polished like never before.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now symbolically wield a broom and reach out to all Indians to make cleanliness a mass movement by launching the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (C