HOSHANGABAD: The local Janpad panchayat is trying to make all village panchayats under its jurisdiction ODF. The vice-chairman of Janpad Panchayat Atul Gaur has appealed to the people to keep the environment clean and maintain proper sanitation. Nodal officer DS Dangi, CEO Uday Pratap Singh and block coordinator Ramkumar Gaur visited Ganora village and told the residents about the importance of building and using toilets. Six village panchayats have already become ODF. These include Kandrakhedi, Behrakhedi, Shail, Anwri, Undrakhedi and Kherkhedi.
The sarpanch of Kandrakhedi Om Raghuvanshi took out a sanitation rally in the village and said that legal action would be taken if anyone defecates in the open. Similarly, Sarpanch Sushila Narmada Sadh took out Gaurav Yatra. Anwri, Undrakhedi, Kharkhedi and Behrakhedi announced their panchayats’ ODF status on Thursday.