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Widows to be called 'Kalyanis' in all official documents in Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Widows to be called 'Kalyanis' in all official documents in Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The Madhya Pradesh government has announced that widows in the state will be referred to as "Kalyanis" in all official documents, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said.

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi – Know what they wish to ask from their 'brother'

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows to tie rakhi to PM Narendra Modi – Know what they wish to ask from their 'brother'

On the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, the widows of Vrindavan, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital to tie rakhis.

Vrindavan widows tie Rakhis on holy men, to meet PM Narendra Modi

It's a Rakshabandhan with a difference. About 50 high caste pandits on Wednesday extended their hands of brotherhood to the marginalised and castaway widows of Vrindavan who tied the Rakhi (sacred thread) on their wrists.

International Women's Day: Free helicopter ride to widows in Mumbai

Shivshakti Women's Association has been organising events in a unique way to mark the International Women's Day for past 18 years.

''Centre to act for Vrindavan, Varanasi widows soon''

The union government would soon be initiating steps to improve living conditions of widows in Varanasi and Vrindavan, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said on Saturday.

Vrindavan widows celebrate Diwali

Around 1,000 elderly Vrindavan widows started a two-day Diwali celebration on Tuesday on the bank of river Yamuna and five of their ashrams here.

Govt changes norm for widows to get pension

The government has done away with the requirement for widows to present themselves before two gazetted officers to "verify" their status for getting family pension in certain cases.