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In festive spirit

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 00:15
The Hindu
This Diwali, the otherwise lonely, grim lives of hundreds of widows in Vrindavan were lit up with diyas, rangolis, shopping and sparklers Unlike for others, Diwali had no special meaning for hundreds of widows and abandoned women residing in most of the shelter homes of Vrindavan. It just meant singing bhajans in temples or among themselves, lighting a few candles individually in the room and may be waiting for some philanthropist to distribute sweets or maybe saris or shawls.

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