The open defecation challenge in India3 min read . Updated: 16 Oct 2013, 10:43 PM IST
WHO and UNICEF estimate that there are more than 620 mn people practising open defecation in India, or half the population
Open defecation by around 600 million people has been called our biggest national shame. The latest Census data (2011) reveals that the percentage of households having access to television and telephones in rural India exceeds the percentage of households with access to toilet facilities.
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