BINDHESWAR PATHAK BRAND AMBASSADOR OF SWACHH RAIL MISSION

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Indian24News 1-11-2016 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will felicitate Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International as a Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission of Indian Railways on Wednesday, said a senior Railway Ministry official. Stepping up the efforts to keep railway premises clean, Indian Railways has joined hands with Sulabh International and decided to make its… Read more »

Diwali 2016: Celebrating The Festival Of Lights

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RELIGION The festival commemorates the victory of light over the darkness 29/10/2016 12:03 AM IST The Huffington Post/ HuffPost Religion Editors In 2016, Diwali, the festival of lights, will be celebrated onOctober 30 by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit deepavali, which means a row of lights. The festival of Diwali symbolizes… Read more »

Challenging the tradition, hundreds of widows celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan Holding candles and throwing caution to the wind

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By Ahmad Mukhtiyar Posted On : in Eyetalk , Vrindavan On this Diwali, about a thousand widows from across India gathered to celebrate the festival of lights inside the centuries-old Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan, holding candles and earthen lamps in their hands. Choosing to break away from age-old tradition and social taboo, they participated in a… Read more »

एक दीये ने विधवाओं के चेहरे खुशी से लबालब किए

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देश-दुनिया by Sanjay Srivastava on Oct 28, 2016 मथुरा (भाषा)। भारत में सदियों से चली आ रही कुप्रथा को तोड़ते हुए वृन्दावन व वाराणसी की करीब एक हजार विधवाओं ने साढ़े चार सौ वर्ष पुराने गोपीनाथ मंदिर में दीपावली का त्यौहार हर्षोल्लास के साथ मनाया। संगठन सुलभ इण्टरनेशनल ने आज यहां दोनों धर्म नगरियों के… Read more »

প্রথা ভেঙে এবার আলোর উৎসবে সামিল বৃন্দাবনের ৭০০ বিধবা

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By Staff Reporter – October 28, 2016 বৃন্দাবন: দীপাবলি মানেই দেশ জুড়ে আলোর উৎসব। কিন্তু এই সময়েও আলো জ্বলত না বৃন্দাবনের বিধবাদের ঘরে। কোনও বছরই আলোর উৎসবে সামিল হন না তাঁরা। কিন্তু সেই রীতি ভেঙে এবার প্রদীপ জ্বলল তাঁদের হাতে। প্রায় ৭০০ বিধবা বৃহস্পতিবার গোপীনাথ মন্দিরের ভেতর দীপাবলী পালন করলেন বিধবারা। বিধবাদেরও যে তাঁদের জীবনে আলো জ্বালার অধিকার… Read more »

India: Widows Diwali – Pacific Press Agency

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Ravi Prakash Widows celebrating Diwali festival at Gopinath temple organised by NGO Sulabh International in Vrindavan, October 27, 2016. It was history once again when for the first time around a thousand widows today ushered in Deepawali inside the centuries old Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan. Source : http://www.pacificpressagency.com/galleries/14761/india-widows-diwali  

Widows Break Tradition, Celebrate Diwali In Vrindavan And Varanasi

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Mini Banerjee | October 28, 2016 9:48 am They took out a procession carrying earthen lamps and converged on the banks of the Yamuna bank at the KC ghat after cleaning their ashrams, which have been tastefully decorated with rangoli and lights. It was history once again when, for the first time, around a thousand… Read more »

Widows Break Taboo by Celebrating Diwali For the First Time in Vrindavan

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IANS First published: October 28, 2016 Vrindavan: Breaking an age-old taboo, about 700 widows celebrated Diwali for the first time in the ancient Gopinath Temple on Thursday. The initiative to let widows of Vrindavan light up their lives was spearheaded by Sulabh Movement leader and social activist Bindeshwar Pathak, who was also present for the… Read more »

सदियों पुरानी कुप्रथा तोड़, विधवाओं ने मंदिर में मनाई दिवाली

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By Cobrapost .com – October 28, 2016 नई दिल्ली। भारत में सदियों पुरानी कुप्रथा को तोड़ते हुए गुरुवार(27 अक्टूबर) को वृन्दावन व वाराणसी की करीब एक हजार विधवा महिलाओं ने साढ़े चार सौ वर्ष पुराने गोपीनाथ मंदिर में दीपावली का त्यौहार हर्षोल्लास के साथ मनाया। संगठन सुलभ इण्टरनेशनल ने गुरुवार को दोनों धर्म नगरियों के विभिन्न… Read more »