Rajnath Singh’s Swachh Bharat twist: ‘It is also a war on untouchability’

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Home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday claimed that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is not just about cleanliness but basically about eradicating social evils like untouchability. He was speaking at an event organised by Sulabh International where upper castes shared lunch with women who formerly worked as manual scavengers. “Mahatma Gandhi had started the campaign against untouchability. Our Prime Minister has started the campaign for cleanliness. This is not just a fight against filth… Read more »

Swachh Bharat is a campaign against untouchability: Rajnath Singh

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NEW DELHI: Acknowledging that little was done to eradicate untouchability over the years, home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was a 'movement' to end this discrimination.  Speaking at an event 'Untouchability No More', organized by Sulabh International where members of Dalit community and Pandits from Varanasi had food together, Singh… Read more »

U.P. women’s colleges to have napkin disposal systems

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The Uttar Pradesh government will set up incinerators for disposal of sanitary napkins in 300 government inter colleges for women in the State as part of its Rs. 60-crore toilet block project in colleges in 73 districts. Though the State government has put on priority improving toilets in all government schools, particularly those for women,… Read more »

Former Scavenger From India Shares Life Experiences In UK

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A 42-year-old Dalit woman from Rajasthan shared her life experiences as a manual scavenger during her childhood with scholars and policy-makers from across the world at a conference in London. Usha Chaumar addressed the Annual Conference of the British Association of South Asian Studies (BASAS) at the University of Portsmouth on the subject of 'Sanitation… Read more »

कभी ‘अछूत’ कहते थे लोग, अब ब्रिटेन में करेगी आवाज बुलंद!

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लंदन: राजस्थान में सिर पर मैला ढोने का काम कर चुकी और धर्मार्थ संगठन ‘सुलभ इंटरनेशनल’ की मदद से अपने जीवन में बदलाव लाने वाली एक महिला को इस सप्ताह ब्रिटेन के एक सम्मेलन को संबोधित करने के लिए आमंत्रित किया गया है। उषा चमार बुधवार को ‘स्वच्छता और भारत में महिला अधिकार’ विषय पर पोट्र्समाउथ… Read more »

सिर पर मैला ढोने वाली ऊषा ब्रिटेन में देगी भाषण

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राजस्थान में सिर पर मैला ढोने का काम कर चुकी और धर्मार्थ संगठन सुलभ इंटरनेशनल की मदद से अपने जीवन में बदलाव लाने वाली एक महिला को इस सप्ताह ब्रिटेन के एक सम्मेलन को संबोधित करने के लिए आमंत्रित किया गया है। ऊषा चमार बुधवार को स्वच्छता और भारत में महिला अधिकार विषय पर पोटर्समाउथ… Read more »