The Gulabi Gang is a group of Indian women activists who fight for justice. Originally from Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh; this group is led and formed by Sampat Pal Devi. The motto of this gang is to speak and take actions against social taboos like rigid caste divisions, female illiteracy, domestic violence, child labor, child marriages and dowry demands.They have inspired our (Indian Wedding Saree) team, not only in the way they work but also because they have changed the concept of feminine, shy Pink! It is now strong, bold, independent, fighter and You. Today, in this blog we will talk about the changing image of ‘Girly Pink’ and how you can redo your Pink Wardrobe.The group is called as Gulabi or ‘Pink’ Gang because the members wear bright pink sarees and wield bamboo sticks. Sampat Pal says, “We are not a gang in the usual sense of the term, we are a gang for justice.”
Many documentary films have been shot on the life and working of this gang and currently Madhuri Dixit starrer Bollywood movie ‘Gulaab Gang’ is in process of its making. (Click on the image to know more)
Let us also together change our perception of Pink and make it more powerful. As Gandhi said: “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Let’s tell the world that wearing Pink is not only feminine but also a mark of new strong, powerful woman. This Independence Day, choose your style in this color: (Click on the image to visit the saree link on our website)
Today, the Gulabi Gang has thousands of women members, several male supporters and many successful stories to their credit. From helping the below poverty line (BPL) get a proper distribution of food-grains, pension to elderly widows to preventing abuse of women and children; the Pink saree clad women are now in the forefront in working for betterment of Indian system. WE HOPE YOU HAVE FOUND YOUR STYLE TOO TO SUPPORT THIS GANG.