Gorakhpur (UP), July 16
In a real-life replay of Bhumi Pednekar-starrer “Toilet – Ek Prem Katha”, half a dozen girls from a village within the neighbouring Kushinagar district have left their husbands’ properties due to no bogs there.
The incidents occurred within the Jagdishpur village underneath Padrauna block in Kushinagar district, the place over six girls left their in-laws’ locations for his or her mother and father’ properties, stated officers.
The village is situated in a low-lying space and suffers from heavy water logging in the course of the wet season, significantly inconveniencing the ladies with out bathroom amenities of their properties, they stated.
Taking cognisance of the incidents, the authorities, nevertheless, have already organized for the development of a public bathroom within the village, they added.
Asked in regards to the incidents, Kushinagar’s Chief Development Officer Anand Kumar stated, “The issue of women leaving homes due to toilets in Jagdishpur village has come to our cognisance after the district panchayti raj officer (DPRO) visited the village and met the families not having toilets.”
“Toilets have already been constructed for those whose names were there in the government list. Toilets are being arranged also for the families not having the facility. The construction of a public toilet has already started in the village,” the officer stated.
DPRO Raghvendra Dwivedi had visited the village earlier on Thursday to examine the development of the bathroom within the village.
The village head, Ram Naresh Yadav, additionally stated bogs weren’t constructed in some homes as their house owners’ names weren’t there within the listing.
All the ladies who left their respective in-laws’ locations as a result of lack of bathroom facility had been married throughout the final two years.
As per villagers, they’d demanded bathroom constructions earlier than or quickly after their marriages, a situation which was not met in lots of circumstances.
Due to heavy rains this yr, they had been going through issues in going out of their homes, in order that they left their husbands’ properties, they added.
The story of the movie, Toilet – Ek Prema Katha, too was associated to a village in Gorakhpur district.
The movie was a satirical comedy in assist of the governmental campaigns to enhance sanitation circumstances in India, with an emphasis on the eradication of open defecation, particularly in rural areas. PTI