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Mar 01, 2018
Holi celebration 2018: Vrindavan widows to present 11 earthen pots of gulaal, sweets to Narendra Modi 'bhaiya'Five widows from Vrindavan will reach Delhi on Wednesday along with 11 big earthen pots containing herbal 'gulaal' and choicest sweets meant for their "brother" — Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Aug 06, 2017
Raksha Bandhan: Vrindavan widows to tie rakhi on Narendra Modi's wrist to mark ocassionWidows from Vrindavan would tie rakhi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wrist in Delhi on Monday on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that celebrates the brother-sister bond
Aug 18, 2016
Breaking age-old tradition, Vrindavan widows publicly tie Rakhi to pundits, Sanskrit scholarsIn a bold move to break the age-old traditions, hundreds of widows of Vrindavan and liberated manual scavenger women considered "untouchables" publicly tied Rakhi to 50 upper caste pundits and Sanskrit scholars at the century-old Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan on Wednesday.
Mar 21, 2016
Breaking traditions: Vrindavan widows celebrate Holi inside ancient Gopinath templeIn a marked departure from age-old traditions, over a thousand widows played Holi at an ancient Vrindavan temple on Monday
Mar 17, 2016
A week before Holi, festivities begin for Vrindavan widowsImparting a touch of pathos to the celebrations would be an attempt to add a dash of colours to the otherwise insipid lives of the Vrindavan widows who live the life of a recluse, having been deserted by their families
Oct 03, 2014
Durga Puja with a difference: Widows of Vrindavan meet the Mother GoddessMany of the widows of Vrindavan come from Bengal. But many have not seen Durga Puja there in decades. When a group visited Kolkata in the run-up to Durga Puja it was an emotional bittersweet reunion.
Sep 18, 2014
Digvijaya lambasts Hema Malini over her remarks on widowsMalini today sought to defend her remarks saying that she made the comment in the context of how widows from other states were ignored by their states governments, which were not doing enough for these women.
Sep 18, 2014
Beggars, go home: What Hema Malini's Vrindavan widow comment tells usIt takes a combination of colossal cupidity and just plain mean-ness to pick on the widows of Vrindavan. And that is exactly what the BJP MP from Mathura displayed
Sep 16, 2014
Vrindavan widows to celebrate Durga Puja in KolkataShunned by their families after the death of their husbands, a group of widows living in ashrams in Vrindavan would participate in the Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata this year.