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Chikan fourth village with toilet facility

The achievement comes in the wake of the district administration's announcement to make Panchkula 'open-defecation free' by April 15.

Gram Panchayat Chikan of Pinjore block was declared the fourth village to have a toilet facility in every house. Recently, Rampur Jangi village emerged as the first village to boast of the facility.

The achievement comes in the wake of the district administration’s announcement to make Panchkula ‘open-defecation free’ by April 15.

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A function was also held in the village to mark the achievement, where additional deputy commissioner Hema Sharma was the chief guest.

“Education does not only mean the knowledge gained from books. Awareness about social issues is equally essential,” she said.