Founder of Sulabh Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak sits with the liberated scavengers of Alwar.
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Mrs. Priyanka Bharti, Mrs. Priyanka and Mrs. Kumari Jyoti, newly wed brides from Uttar Pradesh who revolted against lack of toilet in their in-laws’ place being awarded by Sulabh International at a function held in village Vishnupur Khurd, District Maharajganj, Uttar Pradesh.
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 »
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 »
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 out… Read more »
In yet another instance of toilet revolution in Madhya Pradesh, a woman’s wish to have a proper indoor lavatory will be granted by Sulabh International, after it got to know that she had a bitter quarrel with her husband over the issue and was hospitalised. Harda resident Chhaya, after facing the humiliation of defecating… Read more »
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 »