International Women’s Day 2023: India always helps everyone in every way. The women here have also helped people in one way or the other.
International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March and on this special occasion, today we will tell you about those Indian women who have worked for the purpose of public service. At the same time, helping the needy, supporting the poor and destitute in their pain and suffering, has helped people by doing the work of an NGO.
These are the five philanthropic women of India
1. Sunita Narayan
Environmentalist Sunita Narayan, who has always been aware of her efforts, is trying to increase the awareness of the society regarding environmental protection. Along with this, Sunita Narayan’s role is very important in increasing the awareness of the society on all dimensions of green fuel, environmental pollution, air pollution in metros, water pollution, noise pollution etc. Due to Sunita’s contribution, Sunita Narayan has been awarded the ‘Eudenberg Medal 2020’ by the UK’s City of Edinburgh Council.
2. Aruna Rai
Aruna Rai has made a lot of efforts to improve the life of the poor people of Rajasthan. Later, on 6 April 1995, a movement was organized in Beawar, Ajmer, for the implementation of the Right to Information Act. Aruna Rai’s role was important in making employment guarantee and right to information law. Apart from this, Aruna Rai was also the founder of Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan. Aruna Roy has been honored with several awards including the Magsaysay Award and the Mewar Seva Shree.
3. Basanti Devi
Basanti Devi has always made incomparable efforts to protect the environment, improve the country’s culture and people’s lives. Basanti Devi called upon women’s groups to save the Kosi river, remove domestic violence, oppression of women in the society. A campaign to save the forests of Uttarakhand was launched through women’s groups. Basanti Devi was awarded the Padma Award 2022 last year.
4. Sindhutai Sapkal
Sindhutai Sapkal of Maharashtra became the mother of thousands of orphans, she gave shelter to the poor and orphaned children sitting on the railway station, footpath. He himself begged on the streets to fill his stomach. By becoming the mother of 1400 children, Sindhutai Sapkal became Mother Teresa of Maharashtra. Sindhutai Sapkal has received more than 700 awards.
5. Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa, who is always remembered for her service to society and humanity. Mother Teresa had made human service her goal at an early age and traveled to many countries to fulfill this goal. From Albania came to Ireland and then to India in 1929. Here he lived his life helping Indians. Later in the year 1948, Mother Teresa got Indian citizenship. Mother Teresa has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and Bharat Ratna.