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Is India Really 96% Open Defecation Free? | Santosh Mehrotra | The Wire

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In this article, author Santosh Mehrotra, human development economist and professor at JNU, raises questions about government claims of success in ending the practice of open defecation in rural areas of India through the SBM.  Data from the recent survey by rice and Accountability Initiatve, "Changes in Open Defecation in Rural North India 2014 to 2018",  is cited extensively.  Read more...   See also in Business Standard...

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