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  • vrindavan widows march for clean yamuna

    Vrindavan widows march for clean Yamuna

    India | October 21, 2014 17:50 IST

    Vrindavan:  The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river.Several hundred of them were holding

  • pained by hema s outsider remarks vrindavan widows

    Pained by Hema's 'outsider' remarks: Vrindavan widows

    India | September 25, 2014 16:27 IST

    Patna:  Widows from Vrindavan, who are here to visit religious places of the state, today said they were hurt by Mathura MP Hema Malini's “outsider” remarks and urged her to withdraw the ‘painful' comments.  “We

  • vrindavan widows play holi with colours gulal

    Vrindavan: widows play Holi with colours, gulal

    India | March 14, 2014 17:28 IST

    Vrindavan (UP):  About 1000 widows, shunning the shackles of social stigma, today played Holi with colours and gulal at Meera Sahabhagini Ashram here.  It was for the first time that the widows gathered in such

  • watch in pics the solitary sad lives of vrindavan widows

    Watch in pics the solitary, sad lives of Vrindavan widows

    India | March 19, 2014 7:01 IST

    New Delhi: The beautiful and holy towns of Vrindavan and Mathura in addition to being the birthplace of Lord Krishna have also a unique feature.It is the abode of almost 6000 widows in India. According

  • vrindavan widows to celebrate christmas

    Vrindavan widows to celebrate Christmas

    India | December 23, 2013 10:30 IST

    Vrindavan: The widows of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh are celebrating Christmas this year, for the first time in their lives.At the 100-year-old Meerasahabhagini Ashram in Vrindavan, hundreds of widows revelled in Christmas celebrations in the

  • over 1 000 vrindavan widows celebrate diwali burst crackers

    Over 1,000 Vrindavan widows celebrate Diwali, burst crackers

    India | October 31, 2013 23:39 IST

    Vrindavan: Over a thousand widows of Meerasahabhagni Ashram here, most of them fragile and in their 70s, today began Dewali festivities after the dusk by bursting crackers and lighting earthen lamps.After celebrating Holi, participating in

  • mamata offers to help vrindavan widows resettle in kolkata

    Mamata offers to help Vrindavan widows resettle in Kolkata

    India | October 09, 2013 9:25 IST

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday offered to help the Bengali widows in Vrindavan to resettle in Kolkata where they are currently on visit.“If anyone of you want to come back to Bengal,

  • emotional homecoming for vrindavan widows in kolkata

    Emotional homecoming for Vrindavan widows in Kolkata

    India | October 07, 2013 22:03 IST

    Kolkata: Boarding a flight for the first time, getting an opportunity to meet their dear ones and savouring Durga Puja ambience in Bengal after years -- it has been a perfect homecoming for Vrindavan's 50

  • over 800 vrindavan widows celebrate holi for the first time

    Over 800 Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi for the first time

    India | March 25, 2013 14:57 IST

    Vrindavan, UP, March 25: Over 800 widows on Sunday broke off from ancient tradition and celebrated the colourful festival Holi with flowers at an event  held in Vrindavan, 10 km away from Mathura, birthplace of

  • shame bodies of vrindavan widows cut to pieces by sweepers

    Shame! Bodies Of Vrindavan Widows Cut To Pieces By Sweepers After Death, Dumped In Yamuna

    India | January 16, 2012 20:49 IST

    Vrindavan, Jan 16: The bodies of widows who die in government-run shelter homes in Vrindavan are taken away by sweepers at night, cut into pieces, put into jute bags and dumped into the river Yamuna,