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Vimla Bahuguna

Ms. Vimla Bahuguna

  • 1995
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Was a Sarvodaya worker and participated in the Bhoodan Movement in Bihar in 1953-55. After marriage to Shri Sunderlal Bahuguna, she continued to live in the villages as a householder, collecting wood from the forests and attending to the household chores, as also an activist educating children and inculcating a sense of self-confidence among the women. Started a drive for prohibition and went to jail. Inspired the common village women to join the Chipko movement and the prohibition ca .... Read More