संकल्प स्वच्छ भारत का

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डॉ. विन्देश्वर पाठक संस्थापक, सुलभ–स्वच्छता आंदोलन     यह हर्ष का विषय है कि सरकार ने शौचालय की महत्ता को समझा है। माना है कि स्वच्छ, स्वस्थ और सुखी रहने के लिए शौचालय का स्थान देवालय से भी अधिक है। प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने चुनाव के दौरान और उसके बाद भी शौचालय को देवालय से… Read more »

Open-air defecation of 600 million indians targeted by inventor

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Bindeshwar Pathak is leading a push to raise at least Rs.2 trillion from Narendra Modi’s government to end open defecation in India New Delhi: At least 54 million people in Asia can thank Bindeshwar Pathakwhen they defecate in private. If he has his way, about 600 million people in India who don’t have that luxury will join them… Read more »

Thunder box of history

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MUSEUM MUSINGS As we deal with the shocking murder of two sisters in Badaun, Sulabh International Museum of Toilets on Palam Dabri Road acquires significance for many reasons I embarked on this series thinking it would wind up in a few weeks because there aren’t those many museums to keep me occupied for longer. Week… Read more »

Delhi’s toilets museum among world’s 10 weirdest museums

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A museum in New Delhi, which traces the history of the toilet for the past 4,500 years, has been ranked third among the world’s 10 weirdest museums by Time magazine. “From simple chamber pots to elaborate decorated Victorian toilet seats, you’ll see it all” at Sulabh International Museum of Toilets tracing “the entire evolution of toilets throughout… Read more »

Delhi’s toilet museum among world’s weirdest

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WASHINGTON: A museum in New Delhi, which traces the history of the toilet for the past 4,500 years, has been ranked third among the world’s 10 weirdest museums by Time magazine. “From simple chamber pots to elaborate decorated Victorian toilet seats, you’ll see it all” at Sulabh International Museum of Toilets tracing “the entire evolution… Read more »

Peeing in Public

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When it comes to urinating, Indian men don’t seem to care about the time and the place. For them, the streets are an open toilet. What will it take to contain this malaise? Curator : Neelanjana Banerjee In Studio : Bindeshwar Pathak Online : Aanchal Kohli Source : http://indiapostlive.com/peeing-problem/

Manual scavenging: Hardly an election issue (Election Special)

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There are possibly over a million of them, but they hardly matter to our politicians and manual scavenging, though banned, was never an election issue. Though the government has enacted laws to ban the inhuman practice and the Supreme Court too has awarded compensation for people who have died doing such jobs, the number of manual scavengers… Read more »