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Rising Above the Superstitions, This Karnataka District Builds More Than 10,000 Toilets In Just Two Weeks.

Superstitions and stereotypes did not deter the district administration of Kalaburagi to take on the massive challenge of building 10,000 toilets in 12 days. HIGHLIGHTS More than 10,000 toilets were built within two weeks District officials and local population cooperated in building toilets Toilets were prioritised over stereotypes and superstitions  The idea of building 10,000 toilets in…

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Jharkhand’s Little Swachh Warrior Pledges To Make India Free From Open Defecation And Waste.

This swachh warrior from Jamshedpur dreams of making India free from open defecation and waste, she’s fighting these two ongoing problems in India in her own unique way. Impressed with her efforts, Jharkhand government awarded her the swachhta award on India’s Independence Day 12-year old Monidrita Chatterjee’s dream is to make India free from the age-old practice…

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14-Year-Old Actor Turns Real-Life Swachh Warrior, Offers Her 1 Lakh Movie Fee To Build Toilets.

4-year-old Prathyaksha, who will step into Swachh crusader Mallamma’s shoes, has decided to offer her entire movie fee, to build toilets. Remember Mallamma, the 16-year-old girl from Karnataka’s Danapur village who fasted for three days to convince her family to construct a toilet at home and succeeded in her mission? Yes, the one who was lauded by Prime…

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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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