World Toilet Day: Theme, history & efforts done by Govts for sanitization

The use of toilets keeps our lives safe. Along with this, it helps to prevent the spread of different diseases. World Toilet Day inspires society to tackle the global sanitation crisis.

Yogita S.

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Published on 19 Nov 2020 5:11 AM GMT

World Toilet Day 2018 | DYK how much months of your life you spend in toilet
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Lucknow: World Toilet Day is observed every year on 19 November. The world started celebrating this day in 2001. It was officially declared as World Toilet Day by the United Nations in 2013. This year's theme on World Toilet Day is Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change.

Theme: Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change

The use of toilets keeps our lives safe. Along with this, it helps to prevent the spread of different diseases. World Toilet Day inspires society to tackle the global sanitation crisis.

WORLD TOILET DAY 2020

Swachchata Abhiyan in India:

It is worth mentioning that the Modi government started the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, 2014 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Under this, the government paid special attention to cleaning the city from the village. To promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself has taken a broom and cleaned the streets. Under this, the government is working to build a large number of toilets in the country.

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The government aims to have toilets from house to house. It also raises the question whether King Maharaja used to defecate in the open in ancient times. Today we will give you the answers to these questions. Let us know what is the system for kings and emperors during the primal period.

The half population of the world is still not using Toilets:

According to the United Nations, even today half of the population in the world is living without toilet, in terms of hygiene which is really dangerous. To defecate in the open means to invite diseases. The day started to make people aware of toilet use and hygiene.

Despite the continuous efforts of the past several years, there are still many places in India where people defecate in the open. The most common side effect of open defecation is on the health of women and children. Through the next slides, know the history and information related to World Toilet Day.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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