Rewards for women who revolted against lack of toilets

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  Low-cost sanitation organisation Sulabh International on Wednesday awarded Rs.2 lakh each to three brides who revolted against the absence of toilets at their in-laws’ residence. Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak gave away the awards to Priyanka Bharti, Priyanka and Kumari Jyoti at a function organised at Vishnupur village, 30 km from the district headquarters. Modern… Read more »

Three cheers for Priyanka Bharti

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  Despite getting significant chunks of their revenue from routes out of and to India, several international airlines use their most dated aircraft on this sector. Indeed, South Asia — including the most lucrative destination, India — gets almost as raw a deal from international airlines as that other neglected part of the globe, Africa…. Read more »

Bride’s new toilet points to social revolution in India

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AFP – Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti’s toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women. Priyanka Bharti at her in-laws’ residence at Vishnupur Khurd in India’s Uttar Pradesh state. A toilet has been built due to the determination of Priyanka, a… Read more »

The stink that’s engulfed UP

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  More than 60 per cent of the State’s population does not have toilet facilities. The much-hyped Total Sanitation Campaign has been a failure The absence of a toilet nearly deprived a man of marital bliss when his newly-wed bride ran away from her husband’s home on the third day of her marriage, because she… Read more »

Brides new toilet points to social awakening in India

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VISHNUPUR KHURD (Uttar Pradesh) — Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti’s toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women. It has been built in the village of Vishnupur Khurd in Uttar Pradesh state due to the determination of Priyanka, a young… Read more »

Bride’s new toilet points to social revolution in India

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VISHNUPUR KHURD: Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti’s toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women. It has been built in the village of Vishnupur Khurd in Uttar Pradesh state due to the determination of Priyanka, a young bride who walked… Read more »