Is Mumbai open defecation free? Photojournalist exposes the grim reality

India’s commercial capital, Mumbai, may have been declared open defecation free, but a photo exhibition suggests otherwise as it aims to highlight the plight of lakhs of people who have to defecate in the open not due to choice, but because they have no other option. This exhibition is a result of five years of work by Mumbai-based photojournalist Sachin Haralkar

Is Mumbai open defecation free? Photojournalist exposes the grim reality  Mumbai is known across the country as the city of dreams, it is also the financial capital of India. Hundreds of people across the state and country pour into the city to seek a living as it is the land of opportunity. While it may appear to be a fairly progressive city in India […]

Maharashtra now an open defecation free state, declares CM Fadnavis

CM Devendra Fadnavis has declared rural Maharashtra as an open defecation free. Maharashtra CM also claimed that the state government has constructed the highest number of toilets in the country to ensure that everyone has an access to the toilets. These toilets have been constructed under Central Government's Swaach Bharat Mission

Maharashtra now an open defecation free state, declares CM FadnavisMaharashtra Chief Minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis has declared rural Maharashtra as open defecation free. Fadnavis claimed that the state government has constructed around 60 lakh toilets, which is highest in the country  As per the baseline survey, in 2012, as much as 45% of the families had toilets in their home. And the challenge before […]