Tribal woman walks out of marriage over lack of tioletFebruary 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) A tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh was Tuesday handed a draft of Rs.200,000 for her “bold action” in leaving her marital home within days of her wedding to protest against the lack of a toilet.
Anita Narre will also be handed an award of Rs.500,000 at a special function in New Delhi in April.
NGO Sulabh International announced the “Sulabh Sanitation Award” to Narre for refusing to defecate in the open and sparking a “Toilet Revolution” in her village in central Madhya Pradesh.
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