It was exactly a year ago that The Hindu wrote about the plight of abandoned and destitute women, particularly widows, who take shelter in Vrindavan, prompting the National Legal Services Authorities (NALSA) to take action. It filed a social justice litigation before the Supreme Court for ameliorating the pitiable condition of these women and directing… Read more »
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NGO Sulabh International on Sunday announced that it would take proper care of Virndavan widows after Supreme Court noted their miserable plight. "From today onwards, no widow of Virandavan will sleep without food. Each and every widow will get food every night," Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak said while launching a programme for destitutes here. The apex court had recently taken a… Read more »
Brindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Sulabh International has pledged to give a life a dignity to the 1,700 odd widows of Brindavan who spend their sunset years in pain. Responding to the shock expressed by the Supreme Court over the inhuman disposal of the bodies of widows, Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak announced steps to provide… Read more »
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 »