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India's Rural Development Minister slams Total Sanitation Campaign as an absolute failure

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After the launch of India Human Development Report 2011, which reveals that the country has a long way to go before ensuring toilet access for all and before improving basic health determinants, Jairam Ramesh, India’s Rural Development Minister chose strong words to condemn the TSC: ‘Total Sanitation Campaign has been a failure. It is neither total, nor sanitation nor a campaign’.

Source: The Tribune 21st October 2011

Date: 27 October 2011