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Hailing 'Beti Bachao'..Indian-origin UK lady drives alone to

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

An Indian-origin woman from drove alone in a car to reach in support of Central government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Badhao' scheme.

Bharulata Kamble was welcomed by the Union MoS for Social Justice Ramdas Athavale here today.

"Kamble went to via She entered from Myanmar. She travelled through to and from there she travelled towards It took her 75 days in her lone journey by car to reach Mahad in Maharashtra," RPI (A) said in a statement.

Originally from Navsari in Gujrat, Kamble's in-laws hail from Mahad in Raigad district.

Kamble, a professional lawyer in London, will be felicitated by state minister for social justice Rajkumar Badole tomorrow.

Her in-laws' hail from Mahad which holds a historic significance since entered a local lake in 1927 and opened it for dalits, who were not allowed access to its waters then.

'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' is a of scheme that aims to generate awareness and improve the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 21:57 IST