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

1.5 million

60 million

8,500+

640

20 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

The Making of Legend

Narendra Damodar Das Modi (Book)

This book familiarizes you with the difficult socio-economic milieu in which Hon’ble PM Modi, grew up but refused to be the prisoner of circumstances, manifested in his early fostering of good habits and promises of greatness that one can see through his constant struggle for personal excellence and social welfare.

** This book is a must read for general readers as well as academicians, who want to understand contemporary India and its most towering leader.


The mysterious place where thousands of widows flock to live

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asia A TOWN known as ‘the city of widows’ attracts thousands of women who have been cast away by their families and left alone in the world, following their husbands’ deaths.  Megan Palin@megan_palin news.com.au FEBRUARY 17, 2018 FOR centuries the mysterious ‘city of widows’ has attracted thousands of women who have been banished by their families… Read more »

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His Family ‘Purified’ Him with Ganga Water After He Touched a Dalit, but He Went On To Found Sulabh International

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  Gurvinder Singh| Kolkata 29 Jan 2018, Vol 9 Issue 5 Much has been written about Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, who has dedicated his life to the fight against open defecation and manual scavenging, but few know how tough his struggle has been. The world-acclaimed social reformer was once on the brink of committing suicide. Success, however,… Read more »

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Don’t lecture, just help Dr Pathak

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Shantanu Guha Ray in Newshound Tales | India | TOI January 28, 2018 On a balmy morning, impoverished women from Sunderbans whose husbands were killed by man-eater tigers, entered – for the first time in their lives – a glitzy hotel in Kolkata to witness hope that has eluded them for decades. They all walked up the mahogany-walled expansive stairs of… Read more »

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65 new toilets inaugurated under ODF initiative

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 Economy, National January 27, 2018  Daily World Gurugram, Jan 27 : As many as 65 new Sulabh toilets were inaugurated for the residents of a village here on Saturday in a move to end the practice of open defecation. The new toilets are part of a joint initiative by Rotary club of mid-West Delhi, Rotary Club of Denver,… Read more »

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65 new toilets inaugurated under ODF initiative

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IANS  |  Gurugram Last Updated at January 27, 2018 18:45 IST As many as 65 new Sulabh toilets were inaugurated for the residents of a village here on Saturday in a move to end the practice of open defecation. The new toilets are part of a joint initiative by Rotary club of mid-West Delhi, Rotary Club of Denver, US, and Sulabh International. The toilets were handed over to the… Read more »

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65 new toilets inaugurated under ODF initiative

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Gurugram Posted 27 Jan 2018 As many as 65 new Sulabh toilets were inaugurated for the residents of a village here on Saturday in a move to end the practice of open defecation. The new toilets are part of a joint initiative by Rotary club of mid-West Delhi, Rotary Club of Denver, US, and Sulabh… Read more »

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The Village with a Trump Card

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বিধবাদের ক্ষমতায়নে সওয়াল বিদ্যাসাগরের বংশধরের

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এই সময় : কেন বিধবা বিবাহ আইন পাশ হওয়ার একশো ষাট বছর পরেও বিধবাদের সামাজিক পুনর্বাসন ও ক্ষমতায়ন নিয়ে আলোচনাসভা আয়োজন করতে হয় ? বিদ্যাসাগরের আমলে না হয় নানা সামাজিক প্রতিবন্ধকতা বা রক্ষণশীল দৃষ্টিভঙ্গির জেরে বিধবাদের অধিকার প্রতিষ্ঠা করা কঠিন ছিল৷ কিন্ত্ত এত বছর পরেও কেন সে সমস্যার জট ছাড়ল না ? এই প্রশ্ন তুললেন… Read more »

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जानिए- बिंदेश्वर पाठक के ‘शौचालय प्रेम’ के पीछे की रोचक कहानी

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By Sanjay Pokhriyal / Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:07 संसार में हर आदमी अपने लिए जीता है, लेकिन असल जीवन वो है, जो दूसरों के कल्याण में, उनकी भलाई में लग जाता है। नई दिल्ली (जेएनएन)। महात्मा गांधी ने ज्ञान से अधिक कर्म को महत्व दिया था। उनका कहना था कि बड़े से बड़ा ज्ञान हासिल करने की… Read more »

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फेम इंडिया – एशिया पोस्ट सर्वे के 100 प्रभावशाली की सूची में प्रमुख स्थान पर हैं सुलभ इंटरनेशनल के फाउंडर डॉ बिन्देश्वर पाठक

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Posted by Fame Bureau On January 08, 2018 विश्वविख्यात समाजसेवी 73 वर्षीय डॉ बिन्देश्वर पाठक ने समाज के लिए सबसे जरूरी स्वच्छता, मानवाधिकार, पर्यावरण और समाज सेवा के क्षेत्र में कार्य से देश दुनिया में बड़ी पहचान बनायी है. इनके कार्य को सिर्फ स्वच्छता, तक मानना बेमानी होगा क्योंकि बिहार के पारंपरिक ब्राह्मण परिवार जन्म होने के… Read more »

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भारतीय संस्कृति की जड़ों में ही छिपा है पर्यावरण संरक्षण का रहस्य

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विन्देश्वर पाठक ने गांधीवादी मूल्यों का जिक्र करते हुए कहा कि समाज में सभी की जनभागीदारी से ही इस समस्या से निजात पाया जा सकता है। जनसत्ता ऑनलाइन / December 15, 2017 इन्स्टीट्यूट ऑफ इनवॉयरमेंट एंड जिओ-इन्फॉर्मेटिक्स (आईईजी), कैरियर प्लस एजुकेशन सोसाइटी, सीसीबीओएस और गांधी स्मृति एवं दर्शन समिति के संयुक्त तत्वावधान में आयोजित पर्यावरण संरक्षण:… Read more »

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World’s biggest toilet pot model unveiled in haryana’s ‘trump village’

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News ToDay Published on Nov 19, 2017  

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Museum seeks to convince Indians that toilets are not dirty

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Arab News Published on Nov 19, 2017 A throne with a built-in commode for a French monarch takes pride of place at a New Delhi museum trying to break taboos surrounding toilets in a country where such convenience remains a sensitive issue. (AFP Video)  

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Museum seeks to convince Indians that toilets are not dirty

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phan hong Published on Nov 18, 2017  

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Vrindavan widows, students tie ‘rakhi’ on PM Modi’s wrist on ‘Raksha Bandhan’ – Delhi News

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New Delhi, Aug 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ with school students, teachers and widows of Vrindavan on Monday.    

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Rakshabandhan In Vrindavan

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Haryana Village Women Send Rakhis To US President Donald Trump | iNews

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Published on Aug 7, 2017  

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Haryana village women send 1,001 rakhis to US President Donald Trump, PM Modi – ANI

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Village’, in Nuh of Haryana are looking to seal kinship with the US President Donald Trump by sending him 1,001 rakhis. The women are also sending the same number of rakhis to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The rakhis, made by Muslim schoolgirls and women of the village, have pictures of Trump and PM Modi… Read more »

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Book on PM Narendra Modi ji – “Making of a Legend” – Launch Function

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ABP News 12 July, 2017 Book Launch Ceremony of : “The Making Of A Legend”- A Coffee Table Book complied by our Founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak . The coffee table book has images and text depicting Modi’s journey, his struggles and several initiatives taken by him since he took oath as country’s Prime Minister in… Read more »

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