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Cleaning India? Sulabh names Haryana village after Trump

Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak said the move would also draw the world's attention to the Clean India Programme or Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Photograph: (ANI)

WION Web Team India Jun 14, 2017, 10.38 AM (IST)

The founder of Sulabh International, Bindeshwar Pathak, has announced that an open defecation-free village in Mewat in Haryana will be named after US President Donald Trump.

Pathak, who made his announcement in the US, said the move would help build good relations with the United States, ANI reported.

Pathak added that the move would draw the attention of the world towards India 's cleanliness campaign 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan'.

One of Sulabh's -- which is a not-for-profit -- aims is to provide people with toilets.

Sulabh, ANI reported, is currently working in some villages of Mewat to make them open defecation-free. 


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