Govt should plan toilets every 500m, with an app to locate the nearest one: Akshay Kumar
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today said that government should set up mobile toilets every five hundred metres or at least one km across Maharashtra.
Speaking at `Transform Maharashtra’ event, he said, “Government should plan (putting up) mobile toilets every 500 meters or one km across the state. It will support cleanliness. It should be supported with an app to locate it (the nearest mobile toilet).”
Women in rural areas face a lot of difficulties as there are hardly any public toilets in villages, the actor said.
Akshay, whose upcoming film, Toilet Ek Prem Katha, deals with the issue of lack of toilets, cited a dialogue from the film: “Agar biwi chahiye paas, toh ghar me chahiye Sandaas (if you want the wife to stay with you, ensure you have toilet at home).”
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present at the event.
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