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3 Nov, 2014

India’s NextGen “Whistleblower” tactic to deter open defecation – The Hindu

In a bid to check the practice of open defecation, a social experiment will soon be started in villages of Indore division where children will blow a loud whistle to embarrass those who defecate in public.

The State government is planning to set up groups of schoolchildren to take part in the campaign.

“Under this drive, we would first raise awareness among students of class V, VI in rural areas about cleanliness and tell them about the disadvantages of defecating in the open,” Indore divisional commissioner (revenue) Sanjay Dubey said.

“Following this, children would be provided whistles.”

Read the rest: Armed with whistles, children to deter open defecation – The Hindu.