Author:Godavari D. Patil


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Hindu Widows: A Study in Deprivation

By: Godavari D. Patil

Price: $8.85

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 105944

ISBN: 8121206472

Condition: New

In India widowhood represents the last and lowest Stage in life for Hindu Women, while in other major Religions it is not considered as a serious problem. In our Country widow remarriage is not encouraged, though it is legalized. Widowhood represents a cut-off from former role and Relationship and commencing of a new set of relationships. It is considered a Punishment for the Crime committed by a widow in her previous birth. In a social setting, Widows are physically, Socially, economically and psychologically Handicapped to fulfil their bio-social needs. Widowed Women even have no right to pa... View more info