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After Learning About The Health Risks Of Open Defecation, Class 10 Girl’s Hunger Strike Inspires 35 Students To Stage A Protest.

HIGHLIGHTS On March 14, Nisha went on a hunger strike to get a toilet at home Inspired by her, 35 students staged similar protest against open defecation The local administration initiated construction of over 500 toilets. “Be the change you want to see in the world,” said Mahatma Gandhi, the man who valued cleanliness and…

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87-Year-Old Becomes Jammu And Kashmir’s Swachh Mascot, Let’s Know Why.

Meet the new Swachh Mascot of Jammu and Kashmir, 87-year-old Rakki Devi who to fight open defecation constructed a toilet all by herself as she didn’t have money for the construction. In May, when 87-year-old Rakkhi Devi from Jammu and Kashmir’s Badali village in Udhampur, decided to break free from the practice of open defecation by building a toilet,…

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