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Savitribai Jayanti instead of Saraswati Puja

Savitribai Phule’s birth anniversary celebrations replaced Saraswati Puja at Ranganiya Primary School on 25 January

JAMUI (Bihar): Savitribai Phule’s birth anniversary celebrations replaced Saraswati Puja at Ranganiya Primary School on 25 January. Present on this occasion were the students, teachers, parents and activists from the neighbouring villages working for social transformation. Dharmendra Kumar, a teacher of the school, said that the articles he read in FORWARD Press had inspired him to organize the function. On this occasion, the audience was introduced to Bahujan journals.

Published in the March 2015 issue of the Forward Press magazine


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