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Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Hema Bharali passed away

Hema Bharali

  • Padma Shree Gandhian, freedom fighter and a social worker Hema Bharali passed away at the age of 101.  The then President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam gave away the National Communal Harmony Award-2005 to  Ms. Hema Bharali, in New Delhi on May 1, 2006.
  •  She is known for her contributions for the empowerment of women and efforts towards the upliftment of the socially and financially challenged sections of the society.