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Indian family fined Rs 75,000 for defecating in open

Betul (Madhya Pradesh): A panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family of ten for open defecation.

The panchayat of Rambhakhedi village also served notices to 43 other families there to stop defecating in the open.

“About a month back, the family was advised to stop defecating in the open. However, they turned deaf ears to it,” Rambhakhedi village panchayat‘s employment assistant Kunwarlal said today.

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