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5 Swachh Warriors Who Inspired Us With Their Clean India Efforts

5 Swachh Warriors Who Inspired Us With Their Clean India Efforts
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For a country that is home to half of the world's population that has no access to toilets and defecates in the open, a staggering figure of 450 million people - India needs all its citizens to turn Swachh warriors, as the government alone cannot achieve the goals of the Swachh movement.
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Go Swachh, India: A Man Cycles From Kargil To Kanyakumari To Spread The Message

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A 36-year-old, a passout of IIT Delhi, a food entrepreneur, these were generally what went up on Pankaj Mall's profile. Not anymore. Today there is a whole new dimension to his identity. A mammoth record of travelling some 4,600 kilometres, solo on a cycle, from Kargil to Kanyakumari. Covering some 12 states, 350 villages, 90 small towns and cities, Pankaj braved against all odds to complete the entire course. But this was not some adventure to test endurance and discover the unknown. This was an adventure with a cause. Armed with a brush and a stock of cleaning agent, Pankaj cycled his way through India with a simple motive to spread his Swachh Agenda.
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A Woman Paddle-boards Across The Ganges To Spread The Swachh Message

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Meet Shilpika Gautam, former banker, current environmental warrior who is paddle-boarding her way across the Ganges to raise awareness about the state of our rivers and 'Swachhta.' Her adventure began 3 months ago at Gomukh, where the Ganges originates, and will end 2500 kilometers later at Bay of Bengal.
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From The UK To An Indian Village – This NRI Couple Is Transforming Lives

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This couple decided to leave their well-paid jobs in the UK and move back to India to transform lives of people living in Lonwadi village.
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Swachh Warriors: In Just One Week, These Students Created 9000 Toilets In 107 Villages

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Around 6,000 engineering students from Gujarat Technological University (GTU) came together for a special cause – to build toilets across villages in Gujarat. They laboured hard, getting on to the field themselves to dig out septic pits for the toilets, all because they wanted to give villagers access to a basic right. A toilet.
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Indore’s Swachh Mantra: ‘Roko Aur Toko’ Whenever You See People Defecating In Open

Indores Swachh Mantra - Roko Aur Toko Whenever You See People Defecating In Open
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Under the ‘Roko-Toko’ initiative, the civic body has formed ‘dibba gangs,’ mostly consisting of school children, who start beating metal boxes loudly if they come across anyone defecating in the open.
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No Toilet For A Century. Now This 105-Year-Old Is A Swachh Abhiyan Mascot

This 105-year-old Woman Started A Toilet Revolution To End Open Defecation
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For more than a century Kunwar Bai used to travel far away from her home to relieve herself. It was the only way known to her village, Kotabharri in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh. Because of people like Kunwar Bai, the same village along with the entire district has been declared Open Defecation free.
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This American Woman Is Changing Lives In Rural India, One Toilet At A Time

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Marta, who grew up in Boston, is helping India overcome the problem of open defecation by giving them access to what should be a basic right – a toilet.
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This Simple Hygiene Kit Is Helping Keep Girls In School In Surat

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For almost 4 years now, Surat based Atul Mehta and his wife Meena Mehta have been visiting slums and municipal schools to distribute hygiene kits.
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11-Year-Old Shraddha Swims 570 Km From Kanpur To Varanasi, To Spread The Message Of ‘Clean Ganga’

11-Year-Old Shraddha Swims 570 Km From Kanpur To Varanasi, To Spread The Message Of ‘Clean Ganga’
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Meet Shraddha Shukla who has undertaken a brave challenge to raise awareness for a ‘swachh ganga.’
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