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    Bimla Poddar is an Indian social worker, philanthropist and the founder of Jnana Pravaha,[1][2] a Varanasi based centre for cultural studies, engaged in the efforts to preserve the cultural heritage of India.[3] Under the aegis of the organization, Poddar is involved in activities related to exploration of India's culture[4][5] and maintains a heritage museum housing artifacts from ancient India.[2][6] Born and brought up in Varanasi, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, she was married into a rich business family to late Bimal Kumar Poddar[7] and holds the directorship of many of the family concerns[8][9] which includes Ambuja Cements.[7] She was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[10]



    Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia (1848–98) was an Indian banker and activist in progressive and social reform measures in Punjab. He established The Tribune newspaper in Lahore in 1881, and later remained founder chairman of the Punjab National Bank, established in 1894. He established dyal singh trust society.


    Annie Besant (née Wood; 1 October 1847 – 20 September 1933) was a British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer, orator, educationist, and philanthropist. Regarded as a champion of human freedom, she was an ardent supporter of both Irish and Indian self-rule. She was a prolific author with over three hundred books and pamphlets to her credit.[1] As an educationist, her contributions included the founding of the Banaras Hindu University.


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