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Uttar Pradesh: NGO Sulabh launches rural sanitation campaign

Sulabh founder Pathak said big companies and corporate houses can provide assistance for toilet construction to show their love for the motherland.

By: PTI | Jaunpur |
December 4, 2016 9:02:34 pm

Taking a major step towards rural sanitation, founder of Sulabh sanitation movement Bindeshwar Pathak on Sunday launched an intensive campaign to ensure toilet for every household in the country by 2019. Launching the special campaign ‘Sulabh towards villages’, Pathak, who is also Brand Ambassador of ‘Rail Swachch Mission’ dedicated five toilets to poor families in Ithara village in Jaunpur district.

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He said Sulabh has launched special campaign for Rural India and the special drive will continue across the country.

He urged villagers to support the ongoing Clean India Campaign to make India Open Defecation Free by 2019.

Pathak said big companies and corporate houses can provide assistance for toilet construction to show their love for the motherland.

He said nearly 12 crore toilets are required to be built by 2019.

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