Arunachal Pradesh declared Open Defecation Free State


  • Arunachal Pradesh is the second state from northeast to be declared as the Open Defecation Free.

  • It is the sixth state after Sikkim , Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Uttarakhand and Haryana to get the status of Open Defecation Free under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G).

  • Arunachal has 21 districts and the state attained the feat much before the national deadline of October 2, 2019.

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