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VARANASI || A chair in the name of eminent social reformer Bindeshwar Pathak will be set up at the prestigious Benaras Hindu Universiy (BHU), officials said on Thursday. The ‘Bineshwar Pathak Chair’, dean of social sciences, Dr Manjeet Chaturvedi informed would be providing education towards sanitation, social reforms and other aspects of the society.

suThis is being done in recognition of Pathak’s “historic contribution in environmental sanitation and social reforms in contemporary India” the dean further added.”As the founder of Sulabh social and sanitation movement and his epic struggle for restoring human rights to the scavenging dalits and his invention of life-altering sanitation technologies makes him one of the greatest living Indians”

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