Map of the day: “Theoretical” toilets ( They don’t want to be a Sh*thole country)

Map created by Reddit user brahminthrowaway9460

The map above shows the theoretical change in the percentage of Indian Households with their own toilets between 2014 and 2017.

On October 2, 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission, a massive campaign to clean up the country’s cities, towns and rural areas.

One of the key objectives of the Mission is to eliminate open defecation by launching an educational and promotional campaign, constructing household-owned and community-owned toilets and establishing a mechanism to monitor their use.

The aim is to achieve an open-defecation free India by October 2, 2019, the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi.[…]

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