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Do we Indians by &large don't care for cleanliness?

Tags: education, environment
Asked by Durgesh Bakshi, 08 Aug '10 12:05 pm
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The one thing that really shocks any foreign visitor to India is the total lack of civic pride and pride in the environment in general. Yes the homes are clean and tidy but it is not unusual to see people tidy their area and just toss the rubbish over the fence to rot and smell and spoil the surroundings for everyone else. India is a beautiful country and Indians are rightly proud of it so why why why does this pride not extend to keeping the country clean. I have been to beautiful scenic spots, rivers, forests and wherever the families are enjoying their leisure time and picnic they leave plastic bottles and rubbish behind them. Municipalities are also guilty - they do not provide enough facilities, litter bins, dust bins, adequate collection services or recycling areas. What does it take to make people care - instead of waiting for things to happen they should make things happen. I love India with all my heart but this one thing really upsets met.
Answered by Janis, 08 Aug '10 01:02 pm

 
  
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True. in the west even the roads and pavements are clean. in india even the houses and its surroundings are very filthy. when u see cleanliness around, it will come naturally to u. here seeing the litter all around, most of the indians don't mind adding to it.
Answered by shweta, 08 Aug '10 06:15 pm

 
  
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The selfishness factor is der. Only prefer our homes must be cleans .don't care for surroundings
Answered by yusuf syed, 08 Aug '10 12:23 pm

 
  
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We like to keep our houses clean but we dont care for our citys cleanliness, civic sense is missing
Answered by kamini joshi, 08 Aug '10 12:17 pm

 
  
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Indian climate is as such that self cleanliness becomes priority but because of scarcity of water and infrastructure it may not be possible as it should be but people do neglect cleanliness when question comes of surroundings.
Answered by uv dabholkar, 08 Aug '10 12:09 pm

 
  
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Yes
it is one thing which puts us to shame before the world
Answered by anil garg, 20 Sep '10 12:37 am

 
  
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Mujhe aaj bhi yaad hai 2003 jab mai congress ke blackmailers ke jaal me fasa tha..Vo din tha aur aaj ka din hai..Jabalpur me subko sub kuch pata hai..Par congress ka ghmand hai..Yane sonia gandhi..Avaidh vasuli ka dhandha bhi JARI rakhna chahti hai aur..mafi bhi nahi mangni saraf walo ko..Aur mera pariwar ye torture jhel raha hai..Bina koi galti kiye beizzati..Aur hari om mumbai shift karne ki naresh sarar walo ki sazish..Cuz unhe dar hai ki bjp aur mere rehtey mp me unka patta saaf ho sakta hai..lol..
Answered by Jaijaisriram, 08 Aug '10 02:36 pm

 
  
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In general, Yes!!!!
Answered by Vishwanath V, 08 Aug '10 01:29 pm

 
  
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Yes, we dont. Even educated persons do not care. They defecate in public, throw litters in public places, roads, busstops, railway stations and railings, spit in public
Answered by mandook, 08 Aug '10 01:15 pm

 
  
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Cleanliness is a matter of PRIDE. It varies from people to people. In any case "cleanliness is next to GOD."
Answered by Sridhar, 08 Aug '10 12:40 pm

 
  
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