Need to free India of ‘open defecation’, says former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh

24-Aug-2015 # Clean India Source: DNA India

Speaking at the Swachh Banega India programme in Patna, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh stated that the country needs to be made free of open defecation in the next five to 10 years and all political parties should come together to check the problem. He commended the speedy progress of Bihar on the front over the last four years and added that the state can tackle the problem by 2022 or 2023.

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