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Suhani Jalota of Myna Mahila Foundation-only Indian nominee for Global Citizen Prize 2020

Suhani Jalota of Myna Mahila Foundation-only Indian nominee for Global Citizen Prize 2020

November 20, 2020

Deeply distressed by seeing the troubles the women in the slums struggle with on a daily basis, Suhani Jalota, a young woman from Mumbai decided to do something about it. Jalota realised that a dearth of hygiene and a taboo over discussion of topics like sexual harassment and men...

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Significance of Chhath Puja

Significance of Chhath Puja

November 17, 2020

Chhath Puja is a Hindu festival, dedicated to Sun God and is mainly celebrated in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand & West Bengal. This year the festival will be celebrated from November 18-21 However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic devotees have been asked to celebrate it inside...

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A morning in Lodhi Garden

A morning in Lodhi Garden

November 16, 2020

Despite increasing pollution levels and chilly winter mornings in Delhi, Lodhi Garden continues to witness the hustle-bustle of fitness enthusiasts, practising Yoga, jogging or taking a walk. The greenery, natural beauty and ancient ruins of the garden also attracts a lot of peop...

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Diwali 2020: Festival of Lights turns dimmer

Diwali 2020: Festival of Lights turns dimmer

November 11, 2020

With barely three days to go for Diwali, shoppers seem to be returning to Delhi’s markets. But shopkeepers say sales continue to be at historic lows, while shoppers complain of high prices amidst lower budgets.

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Mallu ‘Log’ of Sarai Jullena

Mallu ‘Log’ of Sarai Jullena

November 6, 2020

New Delhi has about a million strong Malayalee community sprinkled around in various parts of the city. One such locality is Sarai Jullena, near Jamia Millia Islamia university in south-east New Delhi that is home to more than 100 Malayalee families. Lining the streets here are s...

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Valmiki community’s struggle for equality continues

Valmiki community’s struggle for equality continues

November 4, 2020

If there is something that has not changed in India, it is the centuries-old caste-based discrimination. India’s caste system is the world’s longest surviving social hierarchy. Even though in 1950 Indian constitution banned caste discrimination, 70 years on, they continue to ...

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Valmiki community’s struggle for equality continues

Valmiki community’s struggle for equality continues

November 3, 2020

One such community that faces discrimination at every step is the Valmiki community. Valmikis or followers of Saint Valmiki, author of Hindu epic Ramayana, are placed at the bottom of the Indian caste system and endure near complete social ostracism.

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