Reality check

Modi’s ‘model villages’

Print edition : December 23, 2016

This picture taken in September shows a toilet at Nagepur village, which was adopted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this year. Village chief Parasnath Thakur said the bio-toilets were “opposed by residents”. Photo: Prashant Nakwe

Solar panels ready to be installed in Jayapur village in 2015. Modi adopted the village in November 2014. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

The adverse impact of demonetisation has not spared the two villages adopted by the development man in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi.
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