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Karva Chauth 2017: Madhya Pradesh Man Gifts Toilet to Wife, gets Government Honour



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A Madhya Pradesh man, Durgesh Kushwaha has made all caring husbands proud. The state government will congratulate the grocery salesman in Shivpuri district for giving a special gift to his wife on Karva Chauth. Durgesh Kushwaha of Khatora village under Badarwas block in Shivpuri is the only man who reacted to the unique offer of Shivpuri administration.

The local administration has announced that any husband who gifts his wife a toilet on Karva Chauth will be saluted in a public programme. Kushwaha not only pledged to gift his wife a toilet but has even started building of the toilet on Sunday, itself.

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Madhya Pradesh Man Gifts Toilet to Wife, gets Government Honour

Madhya Pradesh Man Gifts Toilet to Wife, gets Government Honour


A total of 2.15 toilets were to be constructed in Shivpuri district, but despite all efforts, 80,000 toilets are yet to be constructed. District panchayat CEO Nitu Mathur reported that,

“We are working on all levels and in the past five months a total of 42000 toilets have been constructed in our district. But still we are lagging behind by 80000 toilets. So we announced for felicitating those husbands who will gift a toilet to their wives on the festival of Karwa Chauth,”

“So far we have received information of only one person, named Durgesh Kushwaha who has promised to gift his wife a toilet and also started its construction. However, we are hopeful of getting a report of few more people, by Monday morning, because as it is Sunday and a festival day. Most of the people are in festive mood though I am happy that even if one person has responded to our call and has gifted his wife a toilet”.

The administration also decided to organise monthly Swatchhta Sammellans to felicitate all those people who will take unique initiatives for construction of toilets.

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