They cannot be cast aside

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Praiseworthy effort to end segregation of widows In many parts of orthodox Hindu society, it is still unimaginable that a widow, traditionally relegated to the bottom of the hierarchy, can share a platform with a priest. Yet, this is exactly what happened earlier this week in Varanasi, where upper caste seers and Sanskrit scholars broke… Read more »

Varanasi widows share platform with seers

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VARANASI: Widows dwelling in Varanasi got an opportunity to share a common platform with Hindu seers and scholars in an event organised bySulabh International at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth (MGKV) on Monday. Widows from different parts of the country who are living in shelter homes and ashrams in Varanasi shared food with them. MGKV vice-chancellor Prithvish Naag was the chief… Read more »

विधवाओं के मसले पर चर्चा आज

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वाराणसी (प्रे)। विधवाओं की आजीविका में सुधार के उपाय तलाशने के लिए देशभर के बड़े हिंदू संत व संस्कृत विद्वान सोमवार को यहां एकत्र होंगे। "सुलभ" के संस्थापक बिंदेश्वर पाठक ने कहा कि वाराणसी में देश के विभिन्न हिस्सों से बुजुर्ग महिलाओं सहित बड़ी संख्या में विधवाएं आकर रह रही हैं, जो संस्कृत विद्वानों व… Read more »