Lack of maintenance of public toilets force citizen to ‘go’ in Public

Maski grapples with open-defecation. No visible results despite complaints to the Gram Panchayat. Yumna Ahmed People of Maski village prefer open defecation as the public toilets lack maintenance and proper hygiene. Bande Nawaz, a local of Muraladinni Tanda in Maski, is still hoping for usable public toilets in their villages, so that hygiene can be […]

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Public transgender restrooms, a basic right denied

Toilets in Bengaluru are still about binary ideas of male and female. By Apoorva GS There are no separate restrooms for the transgender community in Bengaluru. Thousands of non-binary people in the city face discrimination and are subjected to nasty remarks, every time they visit a toilet designated for either males or females. “Whenever I […]

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No toilets under Swachh Bharat Mission in City

Bangalore has only 600 toilets for about 84 lakh people. No public toilets are built under the Swachh Bharat Mission in the past four years. Surbhi Shah Four years since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, no funds have been allotted to the construction of public toilets in the city. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike […]

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