Sociologists Tout Embracing Sanitation As Sub-Discipline

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  SOCIOLOGISTS in the Indian subcontinent have unanimously agreed to introduce sociology of sanitation as a new subdiscipline at national and global level. The Sulabh International founder, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, told the 'Daily News' that he felt that there was need for a new sub-discipline of sociologists because of the growing interest the world is… Read more »

We should study sociology of sanitation: Academics

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New Delhi: In a bid to better understand how the division between the sacred and the profane works out among social groups in India, a group of academics has recommended that the " sociology of sanitation" be studied at college and university. The academics said the sociology of sanitation could be a sub-discipline within sociology at undergraduate, postgraduate and… Read more »

दिमागी सफाई के बिना अधूरा है स्वच्छता अभियान: मीरा

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संपूर्ण स्वच्छता अभियान यानि खुले में शौच प्रथा को समाप्त करने का लक्ष्य तभी पूरा होगा, जब लोग अपने दिमाग की गंदगी को साफ करेंगे। देश में जातिवादी व्यवस्था के तहत एक जाति विशेष को स्वच्छता की जिम्मेदारी सौंप दी गई है। इससे अन्य सभी लोग यह मानकर यहां-वहां गंदगी करते हैं क्योंकि सफाई करने… Read more »

Need to end manual scavenging: Speaker

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  Describing manual scavenging as despicable, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday lamented that caste system and untouchability had given rise to this practice. Inaugurating a two-day national conference of “Sociology of Sanitation: Environmental Sanitation, Public Health and Social Deprivation” here, the Speaker emphasised the need to end this practice. “Unless society cleanses its… Read more »

Manual scavenging

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New Delhi, 28 Jan: A Bill prohibiting manual scavenging can be passed in the Budget Session if Parliament exhibits its resolve to eliminate this “despicable” practice, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said here today. “I urge the Parliament to support the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill,” he said at a… Read more »

Manual scavenging must be banned: Meira Kumar

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Jairam Ramesh bats for Bill pending in Parliament Describing manual scavenging as despicable, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said caste system and untouchability have given rise to such a practice in the county.  Addressing a 2-day national workshop on Sociology of Sanitation – Environmental Sanitation, Public Health and Social Deprivations on Wednesday, Meira Kumar said… Read more »

संसद सुचारु रुप से काम करे,अन्यथा सड़कों पर क्रांति होगी

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नई दिल्ली !    लोकसभा अध्यक्ष मीरा कुमार ने आज कहा कि संसद यदि अपनी जिम्मेदारियां उचित तरीके से नहीं निभाएगी तो सड़कों पर क्रांतियां होगी जिनके रक्तरंजित होने की भी आशंका है। श्रीमती मीरा कुमार ने सुलभ अंतरराष्ट्रीय सामाजिक सेवा संगठन द्वारा यहां, स्वच्छता का समाजशास्त्र विषय, पर आयोजित दो दिवसीय राष्ट्रीय सम्मेलन के उद्धाटन… Read more »