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The story is about the origin of untouchability in India which started during the Vedic period. This social discrimination continued during the Buddha, Mauryan, Mughal and British period. Though, the untouchables did good things for the society like cleaning the human faeces of others to protect their health and environment, but the society in lieu… Read more »

विधवा-वृद्धाओं को शिक्षित करेगी सुलभ

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  वृंदावन, कार्यालय संवाददाता : सुलभ इंटरनेशनल ऑफ सोशल आर्गेनाइजेशन प्रमुख बिंदेश्वरी पाठक ने कहा कि संस्था अब वृंदावन के सरकारी आश्रय सदनों में रहने वाली विधवा-वृद्धाओं को सुशिक्षित करेगा। उनके आंख, दांत, कान की तकलीफ दूर करने के लिये ठोस कदम उठाया जायेगा। श्री पाठक सुलभ टीम के साथ शनिवार को महिला आश्रय सदन… Read more »

उषा से आशा…

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राजस्थान के अलवर में रहने वाली ऊषा चाउमार ने अपने साथ सैकड़ों स्त्रियों को सिर पर मैला ढोने की प्रथा से छुटकारा दिलाया. विकास कुमार की रिपोर्ट. ऊषा पहले तो बात करने में खुलती ही नहीं. बेहद औपचारिक तरीके से दुआ-सलाम और फिर इधर-उधर की बातें करती हैं. लेकिन बार-बार अपने बारे में बताने का आग्रह… Read more »

Sulabh is taking a unique initiative on sanitation: “SOCIOLOGY OF SANITATION”

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Sulabh International Centre for Action Sociology in close collaboration with Sulabh International Social Service Organisation is holding the National Conference on “SOCIOLOGY OF SANITATION” ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION, PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEPRIVIATION at Mavalankar Hall, Rafi Marg New Delhi, on January 28 & 29, 2013, (Monday & Tuesday). This is a preliminary conference to do brainstorming… Read more »

BMC Mayor inaugurates four new deluxe PUCs

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  Bhopal Municipal Corporation Mayor Krishna Gaur inaugurated four newly constructed advanced deluxe public utility centres at Indrapuri market, Gandhi market Piplani, Sonagiri square, and Bajranj market in Barkehda Pathani on Thursday.  The Corporators of the area, BMC officials and senior citizens were present at the occasion.Lauding the facilities available at the utility centers, the… Read more »

Toilet Troubles

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  It’s something almost all of us take for granted, and it’s definitely not a glamorous thing to get involved with, but this country is the perfect example of how wrong things can go when we skip over this essential part of infrastructure. Meeting Dr. Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International was really inspiring.  When… Read more »

Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Toilet..

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In spirituality lies the essence of happiness,” says Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International Social Service Organization, considered one of the biggest NGOs in India and a pioneer in low-cost sanitation. In 1969 Dr Pathak was entrusted a special job by a committee set up during the Gandhi centenary celebrations in Patna, India. The… Read more »

Public toilets for our cities

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  Linfen in China offers a significant lesson to Indian cities. It convincingly shows that simple, but vital things such as public toilets are as critical as any large infrastructure project to make cities liveable. For long, Linfen was one of the worst cities in the world to live in. But, in the last four… Read more »