661 Villages In Varanasi Have 'Izzat Ghar' Or Toilets

Over 300 hamlets in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi were declared open defecation-free (ODF) on Monday.

With this, every house in 610 villages of the district, out of a total of 1,332, have got toilets. The district administration said December 31 has been fixed as the deadline for making the entire district open defecation-free.

Prime MInister Modi had hailed the UP government for naming toilets as ‘izzat ghar’ (house of honour). “While I was laying the foundation of a toilet, I saw ‘Izzat ghar’ written on toilets already been built. A toilet is truly ‘izzat ghar’, especially for women.

Read more in a report by Sudhir Kumar published in Hindustan Times...

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