one crore households dont have bathrooms in urban areas

Vastavam Web: Over 1 crore households in urban areas of the country don’t have bathrooms, according to data provided by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA).So far, 31.14 lakh individual toilets have been constructed under the programme, while 1.15 lakh community and public toilets have been constructed with the assistance of the government.Nearly 1 crore or about 13 per cent of the total households in urban areas do not have latrine facility  neither access to public latrine nor do they have toilets within their premises,” according to the data provided by the HUPA ministry in Parliament recently.It indicates that members of these households are exposed to pollution which may lead to severe health problems.