6th Open Defecation Free State of the Country

Arunachal Pradesh declared Open Defecation Free

Question- Which of the following states has recently become the sixth state of the country Open Defecation Free (ODF)?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Manipur
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Gujarat
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • Arunachal Pradesh became the Open Defecation Free sixth state in the country. (December 31, 2017)
  • All 21 districts of this state have become free from defecation.
  • Prior to Arunachal Pradesh Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Haryana and Uttarakhand have been declared Open Defection Free (ODF).
  • Arunachal Pradesh is the second state in the North-East India declared ODF after Sikkim.

Reference:
http://indianexpress.com/article/north-east-india/arunachal-pradesh/arunachal-pradesh-declared-open-defecation-free-5006360/

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