मायूस आंखों में छलकी खुशियां, बनारस की विधवाओं ने मनाया राखी का त्यौहार

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वाराणसी। वर्षों के अकेलापन, दुख, परिवार से अलग रहने की पीड़ा और अपनों को तलाशती बनारस की विधवाओं ने दशकों बाद खुशी के दो पल बिताए। समाज की मुख्यधारा से दूर रह रहीं इन सैकड़ों विधवाओं ने भाई-बहन के पर्व राखी को बनाकर चंद पलों में ही संसार की सारी खुशियां पा ली।स्वंमसेवी संस्था की… 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 »

Seers, Sanskrit scholars to meet over Vrindavan widows’ issues

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Prominent Hindu seers and Sanskrit scholars from across the country will meet in Varanasi tomorrow to explore ways and means to improve the livelihood of widows here.  A large number of widows, including elderly women from different parts of the country, staying in Varanasi, are waiting to join these Sanskrit scholars and Hindu saints to… Read more »

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 »