Balasore: When we think of a public toilet, the first thing that strikes mind of people is unhygienic. But, what makes a public toilet near Gundicha temple in Balasore’s Nilagiri to stand out from others is the toils of a good Samaritan named Narendra Pradhan.
Once with a dream of making name in the glitz and glamour industry during stint as a comedian in the Odia jatras, Narendra has now dedicated his life towards looking after a public toilet without any wage from the government.
On his inimitable passion for cleanliness, a visibly amused Narendra says that his only aim now is to be a part in making a swachh Odisha and clean Nilagiri because it is what is next to godliness.
Users whoever once used the toilet maintained by Narendra especially the devotees who throng the nearby Nilagiri Gundicha Temple say that it is an experience full of awe because of its aesthetic beauty all thanks to colourful lights, flowers, installation of a television, fans and music system.
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