Elaben Bhatt, SEWA founder passes away

The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) expressed its profound grief and condolence at the demise the founder of Self Employed Women Association (SEWA), one of the largest cooperatives working for women with a base of two million members from around 18 States in the country.

A noted Gandhian Elaben Bhatt was the Chairperson of Sabarmati Ashram and also the chancellor of the Mahatma Gandhi founded Gujarat Vidyapith.

She was a member of Rajya Sabha and the Planning commission in the 1980s. She also served as an advisor to World Bank.

CITU sends its heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family members and the leaders and members of SEWA.

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Swadesh DevRoye

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