जाति प्रथा मिटे बिना मैला ढोने की व्यवस्था खत्म होना मुश्किल: मीरा

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नई दिल्ली. लोकसभा अध्यक्ष मीरा कुमार ने कहा है कि जब तक लोग जाति प्रथा की कुरीति से नाता नहीं तोड़ेंगे तब तक सिर पर मैला ढोने की प्रथा से मुक्ति मुश्किल है। उन्होंने कहा, छूआछात और जातिप्रथा की वजह से ही यह व्यवस्था कायम है। सुलभ इंटरनेशनल की ओर से आयोजित दो दिवसीय सेमिनार ‘स्वच्छता… Read more »

‘लोग पहले अपने दिमाग की गंदगी साफ करें ‘

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खुले में शौच प्रथा को समाप्त करने का लक्ष्य तभी पूरा हो सकता है, 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 वाले एक… Read more »

अध्ययन में शामिल किया जाए ‘स्वच्छता का समाजशास्त्र’

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जासं, नई दिल्ली : सुलभ इंटरनेशनल सेंटर फॉर एक्शन सोशियोलॉजी द्वारा सोमवार को 'स्वच्छता का समाजशास्त्र' विषय पर सम्मेलन का आयोजन किया गया। रफी मार्ग स्थित मावलंकर सभागार में आयोजित सम्मेलन का उद्घाटन लोकसभा की अध्यक्ष मीरा कुमार ने किया। उन्होंने सम्मेलन के विषय की सराहना करते हुए कहा कि समाज को इस पर गंभीरता… Read more »

Meira Kumar condemns manual scavenging

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Describing manual scavenging as ‘despicable’, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar lamented that the caste system and untouchability existing in India.   She said 'unless the society cleanse its mind of all the ills, no amount of effort can get rid of such practices.’ The Speaker said Parliament should also rise to the occasion to meet… Read more »

Sanitary household toilet is the most important aspect of sanitation : Bharatsinh Solanki

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The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Bharatsinh Solanki addressing the Workshop on Sociology of Sanitation- Environmental Sanitation, Public Health and Deprivation, in New Delhi today, emphasised the need of educating various sections of the people to improve sanitation, health, environment and to help liberate scavenging system from the… Read more »

Shri Bharatsinh Solanki Says Provision of Adequate Sanitation Coverage in Rural India Still Remains a Major Challenge

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  Shri Bharatsinh Solanki Says Provision of Adequate Sanitation Coverage in Rural India Still Remains a Major Challenge  We Need To Educate People to Improve Sanitation, Health and Environment to Help Liberate Scavenging System from the Country    The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Bharatsinh Solanki addressing the… Read more »

Manual scavenging a result of caste system: Speaker Meira Kumar

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  New Delhi: Terming manual scavenging as “despicable”, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday called on society to cleanse its mindset to get rid of such practices. “The caste system and untouchability in the country has given rise to such practices. Unless the society cleanses its mind of all the ills, no amount of effort… Read more »

Public revolution possible if Parliament doesn’t fulfill duty: Meira Kumar

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Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday voiced fear that people could take to the streets if Parliament fails to address the issue of social inequality and prejudices. "If Parliament does not fulfill this responsibility duly, then public revolutions will take place on roads and possibility of bloodshed cannot be denied," she said. The Speaker made… Read more »