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The rhetoric of Swachh Bharat amid filthy toilets

The Hindu, 11 October 2014


Lack of manpower leaves toilets in South Delhi dirty or otherwise locked


Public toilets in South Delhi are still filthy and many remain closed to the public a month after senior local body officials inspected the facilities and found them in a sad state.


Congress leaders in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation had inspected community toilet complexes (CTCs) and waterless urinals on September 7 only to find them dirty and lacking water and sewage connections.


On Friday, SDMC Deputy Mayor Praveen Rana, Leader of the Opposition Farhad Suri and Sriniwaspuri councillor Indu Verma inspected sanitation in South Delhi. At a waterless urinal facility on Lodhi Road, the stench and filth was so bad that a senior citizen was forced to relieve himself outside the complex. Read more....