His Family ‘Purified’ Him with Ganga Water After He Touched a Dalit, but He Went On To Found Sulabh International

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  Gurvinder Singh| Kolkata 29 Jan 2018, Vol 9 Issue 5 Much has been written about Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, who has dedicated his life to the fight against open defecation and manual scavenging, but few know how tough his struggle has been. The world-acclaimed social reformer was once on the brink of committing suicide. Success, however,… Read more »

Mother Teresa Memorial Award to Sulabh International founder Bindeswhar Pathak

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The Mother Teresa Memorial Award, instituted by Indian Development Foundation, was today awarded to Bindeswhar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International, towards his contributions for India's sanitation, health and hygiene movement. Prof MS Swaminathan of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) gave away the award to Pathak at a function here. ARK Pillai, founder of IDF,… Read more »

Mother Teresa Award for Sulabh International Founder

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CHENNAI: Sulabh International founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak was awarded the Mother Teresa Memorial award by the Indian Development Foundation on Monday, for his contribution towards improving the nation’s sanitation, health and hygiene. Dr Pathak, a Padma Bhushan awardee, was presented with a citation and trophy by eminent scientist Dr MS Swaminathan, at the MS Swaminathan… Read more »

Dr.Pillai lauds Dr. Pathak for the national sanitation movement

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                    Dr. ARK Pillai, founder IDF and team called on Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder, Sulabh International at Chennai on 26-10-2014. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak will receive Mother Teresa Award 2014 at MSSR Foundation, Chennai on 27th Oct. 2014 for his excellent contributions to India's sanitation, health and… Read more »

IDF presents Mother Teresa Award 2014 to Sanitation Movement Man : Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak

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“The Prime Minister has ignited the candle of cleanliness among Indians to make India clean. He has asked Indians to restore the culture of sanitation which Indians had during Harappa civilization. We should join hands with the Prime Minister with all the might and resources, one has to make India clean and free from defecation… Read more »

Need to implement total sanitation programme: Chidambaram

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Sivaganga (TN): Regretting that people still use open toilets all over the country, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today stressed the need to expedite and intensify implementation of the total sanitation programme to prevent such habits. Noting that an NGO Sulabh was providing toilet facilities throughout the length and breadth of the country, he said… Read more »