Sulabh International to organize seminar against widowhood

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VARANASI: Sulabh International, will organise a seminar under its crusade against widowhood atMahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV) on Monday. According to spokesperson, Sulabh International, Madan Jha, during the seminar, widows from different parts of the country along with top Hindu seers and Sanskrit scholars will be converging to the city on the occasion. The seers and… Read more »

Sulabh adopts 150 Varanasi widows

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Sulabh International, a well-known NGO, on Sunday adopted 150 widows living in Varanasi and launched a campaign against “widowhood” in the country. These widows will be given a monthly stipend of `2,000 each and will be entitled to other welfare facilities. Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak announced on the banks of the Ganga river on Sunday… Read more »

Care hope for widows

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Lucknow, April 28: Welfare group Sulabh International today launched a host of schemes to rescue the widows of Varanasi from a life of “imprisonment without offence”, replicating a model adopted for their sisters in Vrindavan last year. “We are here after we did something for your sisters in Vrindavan. We want to stand by you in… Read more »

Sulabh launches pension and medical schemes for widows

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Social reformer and Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak distributes sarees to widows during a ceremony on the banks of Ganges  river in Varanasi yesterday. Adopting hundreds of widows of Varanasi, Sulabh International launched its campaign against “widowhood” in India. Pathak adopted around 150 neglected widows of Varanasi by ensuring a Rs2,000 monthly payment to each of… Read more »

Sulabh international proposes bill for protection, welfare and maintenance of widows

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  LUCKNOW: After getting the widows of Mathura to bathe in the Maha Kumbh, social organisation Sulabh International on Sunday launched a campaign in Varanasi demanding a bill for the protection, welfare and maintenance of widows in the country. Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak accompanied hundreds of widows to the banks of River Ganga and raised… Read more »

Kashi widows get Sulabh pension; maintenance bill proposed

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  Varanasi, April 28 (IANS) As the sun rose across the sandy banks of the Ganga at the Rajendra Prasad ghat at Varanasi Sunday, life turned a new leaf for the 100-odd widows of Kashi — NGO Sulabh international launched a pension and medical welfare scheme for them. The founder of Sulabh, Bindeshwar Pathak, said he intended to… Read more »