The women are known in these parts as the “Green Gang”.
They’ve made it their collective mission to stamp out domestic violence, alcoholism and gambling, problems they say were endangering their lives.
The Green Gang’s approach is unorthodox.
Together they march through the village confronting men who are troubling their wives or gambling and drinking away their income.
They’ve been known to raid gambling dens, smashing up vessels of bootleg liquor with large sticks.
“We used to talk like this,” she says, draping the head-covering from her sari down over her eyes and mouth.
She whips it off again and grins.
“Now we are 25 women all together. We are united. Our unity makes us strong. This is the reason men now respect us,” Ms Devi said.