सिर पर मैला ढोने से मुक्ति पाई महिलाएं भी होंगी कुंभ में शामिल

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इलाहाबाद। परंपरा को तोड़ते हुए सिर पर मैला ढोने की कुप्रथा से मुक्त कराई गई महिलाएं भी कुंभ मेले में संगम तट पर शीर्ष पुजारियों के साथ मिलकर पूजा अर्चना करेंगी। पूर्व में इन महिलाओं को अछूत समझा जाता था। राजस्थान के अलवर और टोंक जिलों से करीब सौ ऐसी महिलाओं को पहली बार सात… Read more »

कभी मैला ढोने वाली महिलाएं करेंगी पूजा-अर्चना

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इलाहाबाद।। महाकुंभ में इस बार एक परंपरा तोड़ी जाएगी। सिर पर मैला ढोने की कुप्रथा से मुक्त कराई गईं महिलाएं (इन्हें पूर्व में अछूत कहा जाता था) संगम (गंगा, यमुना और सरस्वती का मिलन स्थल) पर पुजारियों के साथ पूजा-अर्चना में शामिल होंगी। राजस्थान के अलवर और टोंक जिले की करीब 100 ऐसी महिलाएं संगम में… Read more »

Once ‘untouchables’, now to take dip in sangam

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Breaking the age old traditions, manual scavenger women, who were once considered as ‘untouchables’ and ostracised from society, will also perform rituals at the holy sangam at the ongoing Mahakumbh. Around 100 former scavenger women from Rajasthan’s Alwar and Tonk districts will have the rare opportunity of taking holy dip at the sangam and performing… 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 »

Sulabh gesture to Vrindavan widows

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Five ambulances provided to help deal with emergencies Making a humble effort to lift the spirits of abandoned widows who have made Vrindavan their home, Sulabh International on Thursday dedicated five well-equipped ambulances to them for dealing with medical emergencies. Sulabh International, which had earlier taken steps for the welfare of the widows of Vrindavan… Read more »

Sulabh International to give Rs. 1,000 per month to widows

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After launching a scheme to help the widows of Vrindavan, Sulabh International today announced its decision to give a monthly dole of Rs. 1,000 each to such women to prevent them from starvation and begging. Making the announcement, Sulabh Founder, Bindeshwar Pathak, said the organisation has decided to make the payment on the fifth day… Read more »

Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows

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  Lucknow : Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh. The aid for August had been distributed to the widows living in four government shelters, Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak said on the last… Read more »

Bride who fled hubby for having no toilet gets slapped with $4,000 award

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MASEMBE TAMBWE in Bhopal   Good fortune couldn’t have come better to Anita Narre, the Indian now famed bride who ran away from her husband after finding that he didn’t have a toilet, after a local NGO slapped her with 4,000 US Dollars. Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement Founder, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak travelled 500kms… Read more »