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Kanpur woman sells mangalsutra to build toilet, credits PM Modi for inspiration

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Inspired by Prime Minister's Swachh Abhiyan, a resident of Vidhnu village in district has built a toilet by selling her 'mangalsutra'.

Latha Diwakar has become an inspiration in the region for taking on her husband aggressively after disclosing that she had sold her mangalsutra for Rs. 17,000 to complete her goal.

Latha's husband, Baburam always gave an excuse that money should be spent on their daughter's marriage rather than on building a toilet.

Diwakar said she also sold her calf as she discovered that the cost of building a toilet is Rs. 25,000.

Babulal finally caved in after realising the importance of sanitation and readily supported his wife.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Kanpur woman sells mangalsutra to build toilet, credits PM Modi for inspiration

Inspired by Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a resident of Vidhnu village in Kanpur district has built a toilet by selling her 'mangalsutra'.Latha Diwakar has become an inspiration in the region for taking on her husband aggressively after disclosing that she had sold her mangalsutra for Rs. 17,000 to complete her goal.Latha's husband, Baburam always gave an excuse that money should be spent on their daughter's marriage rather than on building a toilet.Diwakar said she also sold her calf as she discovered that the cost of building a toilet is Rs. 25,000.Babulal finally caved in after realising the importance of sanitation and readily supported his wife.

Inspired by Prime Minister's Swachh Abhiyan, a resident of Vidhnu village in district has built a toilet by selling her 'mangalsutra'.

Latha Diwakar has become an inspiration in the region for taking on her husband aggressively after disclosing that she had sold her mangalsutra for Rs. 17,000 to complete her goal.

Latha's husband, Baburam always gave an excuse that money should be spent on their daughter's marriage rather than on building a toilet.

Diwakar said she also sold her calf as she discovered that the cost of building a toilet is Rs. 25,000.

Babulal finally caved in after realising the importance of sanitation and readily supported his wife.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Kanpur woman sells mangalsutra to build toilet, credits PM Modi for inspiration

Inspired by Prime Minister's Swachh Abhiyan, a resident of Vidhnu village in district has built a toilet by selling her 'mangalsutra'.

Latha Diwakar has become an inspiration in the region for taking on her husband aggressively after disclosing that she had sold her mangalsutra for Rs. 17,000 to complete her goal.

Latha's husband, Baburam always gave an excuse that money should be spent on their daughter's marriage rather than on building a toilet.

Diwakar said she also sold her calf as she discovered that the cost of building a toilet is Rs. 25,000.

Babulal finally caved in after realising the importance of sanitation and readily supported his wife.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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