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Report on toilets in Tamil Nadu govt. schools sparks political row

The Hindu, 12 August 2014

 

Opposition raises hue and cry over lack of adequate facilities

 

A recently published report by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on a substantial number of government schools in Tamil Nadu either having no toilets or barely managing with dysfunctional toilets has sparked a political row, with the Opposition parties crying for immediate action.

 

The HRD Ministry figures in the report that pertains to schools run by various States point out that of the 37,002 government schools in Tamil Nadu, as many as 1,442 girls’ schools and 4,278 boys’ schools are without toilets. Read more....