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Sadhvi proposes to support children orphaned in Uttarakhand floods

Sadhvi proposes to support children orphaned in Uttarakhand floods

Noted social worker and religious preacher Sadhvi Rithambara has proposed to adopt children whose parents were killed in Uttarakhand flood fury.

Noted social worker and religious preacher Sadhvi Rithambara has proposed to adopt children whose parents were killed in Uttarakhand flood fury.

The foundress of Param Shakti Peeth located in Vrindavan, Rithambara wrote a letter to Uttarakhand government stating that the orphans would need support and she was ready to take care of their upbringing. "In this calamity, many children have lost their parents who will now need support," she said.

Param Shakti Peeth, a voluntary organisation, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, has requested the state government to allow them to support the upbringing those orphaned in the tragedy.

She has also directed the ashram staff to gather information about those children who have been separated from their families. The ashram claims to have implemented such projects previously in Delhi and Haridwar.

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first published:June 29, 2013, 15:30 IST