Widows break away from age-old taboo and celebrate Holi in Vrindavan

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Date published: Friday, 10 March 2017 – 1:58pm | Author: DNA Web Team | Agency: DNA webdesk Shunning age-old taboo, widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan played Holi on the premises of the 400-year-old Gopinath Temple on Thursday. Clad in white saree, a large number of widows gathered at one of the oldest Krishna temples in the crowded Gopinath Bazaar in Vrindavan braving the morning chill and splashed colours on… Read more »

The empowering story behind this colorful photo of India’s rebel widows

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WRITTEN BY / Selina Cheng / March 10, 2017 PUT YOUR HANDS UP For conservative Hindu women in India, becoming a widow can mean eternal banishment from society. When husbands die, widows often end up ostracized, dismissed as inauspicious perpetual mourners. Until recently, they were not socially permitted to celebrate the colorful Hindu spring festival of Holi. “A… Read more »

Widows of Vrindavan celebrate Holi

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Around 1,000 widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan came together to celebrate Holi. By: Sandra Marina Fernandes Published: Friday, March 10, 2017, 10:33 [IST] Vrindavan, March 10: While Holi celebrations began almost a week back in Vrindavan, on Thursday, the widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi came out and celebrated the festival of colours. Around 1000 widows… Read more »

फागुन ने उदास ज़िंदगी में घोला खुशियों का रंग

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होली के मौके पर हर ख़ासोआम रंगों में सराबोर है. वृंदावन की विधवाओं ने भी खेली होली. पुरानी परंपरा को तोड़ कर वाराणसी और वृंदावन की विधवाओं ने हर साल की तरह इस बार भी होली खेली.   परिवार की उपेक्षा का शिकार रही इन महिलाओं ने होली खेली और फूलों का रंग उतर आया… Read more »

फूलों की पंखुड़ियों से अनोखी होली

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नवभारतटाइम्स.कॉम| Mar 10, 2017, 03.48 PM IST सफेद साड़ी में कुम्हलाई हुई काया, चेहरे पर झुर्रियां और झुकी हुई कमर, विधवाओं की नजर जब रंग-बिरंगे फूलों की पंखुड़ियों और गुलाल पर पड़ी तो चेहरे पर होली की उमंग और खुशी आंखों में झलक रही थी। अपनों से दूर सालों से वृंदावन में गुजर-बसर कर रहीं… Read more »

Widows shun taboo, play Holi in Vrindavan – The Times of India

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PTI | Updated: Mar 9, 2017, 10.44 PM IST MATHURA: Shunning age-old taboo, widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan played Holion the premises of the 400-year-old Gopinath Temple today. Clad in white saree, a large number of widows gathered at one of the oldest Krishna temples in the crowded Gopinath Bazaar in Vrindavan braving the morning chill… Read more »

Widows shun taboo, play Holi in Vrindavan

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A large numbers of widows from Varanasi also participated in the event organised by social activist Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of NGO Sulabh International. By: PTI | Mathura | Published:March 9, 2017 4:15 pm Shunning age-old taboo, widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan played Holi on the premises of the 400-year-old Gopinath Temple on Thursday. Clad… Read more »

अक्षय कुमार ने देखी शौचालय की अनोखी दुनिया

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By Jagran Publish Date:Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:15 PM (IST) | Updated Date:Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:15 PM (IST) जागरण संवाददाता, पश्चिमी दिल्ली : बॉलीवुड के जानेमाने अभिनेता अक्षय कुमार शुक्रवार दोपहर महावीर एंक्लेव स्थित सुलभ शौचालय के मुख्यालय पहुंचे। अक्षय कुमार यहां अपनी आने वाली फिल्म टॉयलेट, एक प्रेम कथा के सिलसिले में आए थे।… Read more »

Gurgaon: Students, volunteers, NRIs clean dirty pond in Sector 53

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GURGAON Dhananjay Jha Hindustan Times More than 150 children of various schools, residents of Wazirabad village and volunteers of a social service organisation cleaned a dirty 10-foot deep pond in Sector 53, in which water was stagnating. The pond was also emanating a foul smell. The activity was undertaken as part of Swachh Bharat mission…. Read more »

NGO offers to clean 200 Haryana ponds

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IANS  |  Gurugram February 27, 2017 Last Updated at 21:00 IST Noted NGO Sulabh International has offered to the Haryana government to clean at least 200 ponds and other water reservoirs of Gurugram under the Clean India Campaign. “We have been associated with the Clean India Campaign for long. As part of it, we can clean… Read more »