Bihar’s Rita Devi doesn’t have a pucca house, how will she afford a toilet?
Many villagers in Kewata panchayat still defecate in the open. However, this Gram Panchayat in Dalsingsarai block of Samastipur district in Bihar, is already declared ODF by the government.
Many have built toilets which cost them more than what the government repays. Many accuse the Panchayat of corruption. This is the story Kewata village’s Swachh Bharat endeavour.