Tag - Keshi Ghat

Widows in Vrindavan celebrate Diwali


Agra: Defying centuries-old social stigma and restrictive norms, widows in Vrindavan on Wednesday evening dispelled darkness to welcome light in their lives, by celebrating Diwali at the famous Keshi Ghat along the holy Yamuna river. In the past, widows in India were treated as "inauspicious" and barred from joining celebrations by the tradition-bound Hindu society. At...