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Views: 303 Description: Celebrating International Toilet Day: With an aim to spread the message of total sanitation and to put an end to the scourge of open defecation, a three-day International Toilet Festival, on the eve of World Toilet Day.
Around 900 students from nine Delhi schools; delegates from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan; a group of former manual scavengers and about 100 widows from Vrindavan took part in the event organised by Sulabh International at New Delhi's Central Park.
Following a walkathon, the students, carrying placards, came together to form a human chain; they were later administered a pledge of cleanliness.
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Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of having a toilet built in every household by 2019, Sulabh International Founder Bindeshwar Pathak said that the country may finally get to realise Mahatma Gandhi's dream of total sanitation.....
Username: Capitol India News Added On: 2015 February 26