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10 crore toilets to be constructed by 2019: Ram Kripal Yadav

The Centre has set a target of construction of 10 crore toilets in the country by 2019 as a part of the government's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav said on Sunday. "Nearly 40 lakh individual household toilets have been constructed so far as part of the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' launched last year by Narendra Modi-led NDA government. The Centre is committed to end the practice of open defecation by 2019 as a token of tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary," Yadav, the Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, told reporters here.
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