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Number of widows in India

How many widows are there in India?

40 million

Did you know that 10% of the women in India are widows?  It is important to know that there are approximately 40 million widows in India.  Unfortunately, many of them are abandoned in Vrindavan, where they live off charity while they wait to die.  There are more than 6000 widows in Vrindavan.  Keep in mind that Vrindavan is also called the town of widows.  Vrindavan is a temple town.  While most people come here to find religion, many widows come here because they have nowhere else to go.

This fact is verified on : December 11, 2013.





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