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Widows now part of 'Haldi Kumkum' celebrations

Thane, Feb 23 (UNI) Hundreds of widows in the districts of Thane, Palghar and Nashik especially from the tribal regions who were simply ignored by their family members and members of the society and not not made part of any function have a new lease of life. A silent reformation is presently happening in the tribal villages, thanks to the initiate taken by an NGO Shramajivi Sanghatana an organization working for the uplift of tribals in the state.
The Executive President of the Sanghatana, Sneha Dube Pandit, who mooted the move said that taking advantage of the present season of Haldi Kumkum we decided to give something better to the widows in the society and villages.
Accordingly, we organized groups of our women activists especially known as “Mahila Thingi” and organized such Haldi Kumkum in the villages following all Covid19 norms.
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