Open defecation, one of the main reasons for undernutrition of Indian children shows a research study

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Economic and Political Weekly
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Lack of sanitation and hygiene in rural India is contributing to the stunted growth of children in the country. If the vision of having a OD free rural India of the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan is realised, the problem of undernutrition can be addressed effectively. But this calls for a radical change in the country's sanitation policies and practices.
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