HUBLI: HDMC officials who are striving to make 'Operation Dirty' a success had better take note.
Their ambitious project that aims at making the city clean and shiny will prove futile if they don't address the public toilet problem on a war footing. There are no adequate number of public toilets in Hubli. The existing public toilets are grossly ignored. The mobile toilets installed by the corporation are in bad shape. Due to lack of maintenance, these portable toilets are filthy and stinking, defeating the very purpose for which they were installed. Hubli has nearly eight lakh population but there are no sufficient public toilets or urinals to meet the requirement. To fill the gap the HDMC installed 10 mobile toilets at different locations. But since they are not cleaned and maintained regularly, most of them are rendered useless. People avoid using them. And the garbage containers kept beside these mobile toilets overflow, turning the surroundings a dump yard. Read more
Source : timesofindia.indiatimes.com