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‘Wipe the Tears of One Person,’: 84-Yo Gandhian’s Lessons Are a Must for Us All

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This article has been sponsored by the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation

Having grown under the shade of her father’s philanthropic activities, Prasanna Bhandari (Born 1934) developed a sense of social service ever since she was a child.

Every visit to the refugee camps in Kolkata just after the partition in 1947 exposed her to sadness and the desperate need for change. It gave her life a purpose — to love and nourish those in need.

Today, at 84 years of age and after more than 55 years of work, she continues her efforts to do good as the convenor of the Karni Nagar Vikas Samiti, Kota (SKNVS), Rajasthan.

She has dedicated her entire life to helping impoverished, abandoned and distressed children, women, and the elderly. Her cause mostly saw her dealing with victims of domestic violence or desertion.

Her exemplary work over the years has been honoured by the Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development &........

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