Social worker, Padma Shri awardee Sindhutai Sapkal passes away in pune
Sindhutai Sapkal (14 November 1948 – 4 January 2022) was an Indian social worker and social activist known particularly for her work in raising orphaned children in India. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2021 in Social Work category.
sindhutai sapkal is also known as 'mai' and 'mother of orphans
son-4(biological)+1500 adopted,382 sons-in-law,49 daughters-in-law and more than 700 awards
The 2010 Marathi film Mee Sindhutai Sapkal by Anant Mahadevan is a biopic inspired by the true story of Sindhutai Sapkal. The film was selected for world premiere at the 54th London Film Festival.
She died of a heart attack in Pune, Maharashtra, on 4 January 4, 2022, at the age of 73