MUMBAI, Maharashtra: Children playing in narrow lanes, choked gutters, steel shanties and the stench emanating air is how Rafi Nagar looks like in the financial capital of India. Situated in Shivaji Nagar of Mumbai’s M East Ward, residents are forced to pay and use toilets since the free-to-use toilets were demolished last year. However, many residents are not able to afford the charges to access the toilets. As a result, they are defecating in open.

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