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The feminist success of Lijjat Papad: How the venture started by seven women in 1959 employs thousands today
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The feminist success of Lijjat Papad: How the venture started by seven women in 1959 employs thousands today

Lijjat's commitment to women's empowerment reflects its inconspicuous beginnings, when seven housewives gathered on a Mumbai rooftop one sunny morning to prepare four packets of papads. They ran the business on a shoestring budget, with annual sales in 1959 amounting to just over Rs 6,000, a fraction of their current revenue.

Narendra Modi: Women can retain maiden names on their passports after marriage
India

Narendra Modi: Women can retain maiden names on their passports after marriage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that women are free to retain their maiden names in their passports now after the marriage.