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Pingalwara Society

Pingalwara Society

When I was in Amritsar, I visited the Pingalwara Society. In Punjabi Pingalwara literally means ‘a home for the crippled’. It was the brainchild of Bhagat Puran Singh. It has a lot of centers and looks after people given up by their children, mentally ill patients and terminally ill people. The main guiding principle was [...]