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Widows of Vrindavan design Rakhi for PM Modi

The specifically designed handcrafted rakhis to be dispatched from the temple city of western Uttar Pradesh additionally characteristic the prime minister’s face on them.

Forward of Rakshabandhan, a bunch of old-aged widows of Vrindavan have designed rakhis for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a part of the annual ritual.

The specifically designed handmade rakhis to be dispatched from the temple city of western Uttar Pradesh additionally characteristic the prime minister’s face on them.

Sulabh NGO that works with these widows has been coaching and helping them for over a decade to be taught completely different expertise.

“The organisation has been working for the widows of Vrindavan, Varanasi and Uttarakhand for the final 10 years. They’ve been taught quite a lot of expertise, together with the ability of constructing Rakhi,” stated the Vice President of Sulabh Worldwide Social Service Group.

These girls dwelling in ashrams of Varanasi have been making rakhis for the prime minister for years now. Nonetheless, they haven’t been in a position to meet with the PM in individual for the previous two years because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Vrindavan is house to about 10,000 widows, most of them impoverished and illiterate who often discover their approach to the holy metropolis of northern India after being shunned by their households.

Indian sociologist and founding father of Sulabh Worldwide, Bindeshwar Pathak’s organisation works for the emancipation of those girls, dwelling on the periphery of society’s imaginative and prescient, to assist them lead an honest life.



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