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'Mother of orphans' Sindhutai Sapkal passes away

'Mother of orphans' Sindhutai Sapkal passes away

'Mother of orphans' Sindhutai Sapkal passes away
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News: 'Mother of orphans' Sindhutai Sapkal passes away

Recently renowned social activist Sindhutai Sapkal passed away due to a heart attack in Pune.

She was popular in the Marathi language by the name 'Anathanchi Maai', which means 'Mother of Orphans'.

Sindhutai was famous for the upbringing of hundreds of orphaned, abandoned, and destitute children as well as the rehabilitation of women.

Many celebrities including the President and Prime Minister of India and Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray also condoled the death of Sindhutai.


Who was Sindhutai Sapkal

Sindhutai Sapkal was born on November 14, 1948, in the Wardha district of Maharashtra. They used to earn their living by singing and begging in trains, but later they started adopting orphans and abandoned children.

Sindhutai also ran an orphanage in Pune named 'Sanamati Bal Niketan Sanstha', she had taken more than 1000 orphan children as God. Apart from this, Sindhutai also did remarkable work for marginalized communities; he received more than 750 awards for social work.

He was also awarded the Padma Shri in the year 2021. Apart from this, in 2010, he was also awarded the Ahilyabai Holkar Award by the Government of Maharashtra. In 2010, a Marathi biopic on his life titled 'Mi Sindhutai Sapkal Bolte' was also released in Maharashtra.


Million-$-Knowledge, many salutes to Sindhutai Sapkalji, may her soul rest in peace.


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