Fashion show highlights progress for India widows

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Posted: October 19, 2016 | 07:51 pm In most of India, millions of Hindu widows are expected to live out their days in quiet worship, dressed only in white. They are typically barred from all religious festivities because their very presence is considered inauspicious. Until recently, Indian widows were expected to follow the sociocultural codes… Read more »

Fashion Show Highlights Progress for India Widows – India West

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AP NEW DELHI — In most of India, millions of Hindu widows are expected to live out their days in quiet worship, dressed only in white. They are typically barred from all religious festivities because their very presence is considered inauspicious. Until recently, Indian widows were expected to follow the socio-cultural codes of a patriarchal… Read more »

Fashion show highlights progress for India widows

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In most of India, millions of Hindu widows are expected to live out their days in quiet worship, dressed only in white. They are typically barred from all religious festivities because their very presence is considered inauspicious. Until recently, Indian widows were expected to follow the sociocultural codes of a patriarchal Hindu society that demands… Read more »

AP PHOTOS: Isolation of Indian widows appears to be changing

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Published October 15, 2016 Associated Press       NEW DELHI –  In most of India, millions of Hindu widows are expected to live out their days in quiet worship, dressed only in white. They are typically barred from all religious festivities because their very presence is considered inauspicious. Until recently, Indian widows were expected… Read more »

New Delhi: Union Minister For Child And Women Development Maneka Gandhi And Sulabh Foundation Founder Bindeshwar Pathak Unveil Books On “Supreme Court Of India & Widows Of Vridavan” And “Widows Of India: Study Of Vrindavan And Varanashi” In New Delhi On Oct 15, 2016.

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October 15, 2016 New Delhi: Union Minister for Child and Women development Maneka Gandhi and Sulabh Foundation founder Bindeshwar Pathak unveil books on “Supreme Court of India & Widows of Vridavan” and “Widows of India: Study of Vrindavan and Varanashi” in New Delhi on October 15, 2016. Source : http://yashnews.com/new-delhi-union-minister-for-child-and-women-development-maneka-gandhi-and-sulabh-foundation-founder-bindeshwar-pathak-unveil-books-on-supreme-court-of-india-widows-of-vridavan-and-widows/

Breaking norms, widows sashay ramp at fashion show

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NEW DELHI, OCT 15, 2016 (PTI) Decked up in a lehnga-choli and wearing a bright make up, a nonagenarian sashayed down the ramp using a walking stick, as she marked a departure from age-old traditions that expect widows like her to renounce earthly pleasures. Her catwalk was part of a fashion show for widows organised… Read more »

परंपराओं को तोड़ते हुए फैशन शो में रैंप पर चली विधवाएं

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भाषा | Oct 15, 2016, 10:04PM IST नई दिल्ली आमतौर पर मॉडल और ऐक्ट्रेस के लिए ही फैशन शो का आयोजन किया जाता है। लेकिन शनिवार को दिल्ली में विधवाओं के लिए फैशन शो का आयोजन किया गया जिसमें विधवाओं ने कैटवॉक किया। समाज में विधवाओं से सारे सांसारिक सुखों को छोड़ने और साज-शृंगार से… Read more »

80,000 villages become open-defecation free

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ANIINDIATODAY.IN  NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 In a bid to promote clean environment across the country, the Swachh Bharat mission, brain child of Narendra Modi, has overwhelmingly achieved open-defecation free in 80,000 villages and 287 blocks. The great leap to sanitation campaign was announced by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Rural Development, at a conference… Read more »