The Brief History of the Toilet

In the early Indus Valley Civilisation houses had toilets, with drains.

Today, a billion plus people in the world do not have access to toilets. A few days ago, a man was killed trying to prevent Government officials from naming and shaming people who were pooping in public, because they had no access to toilets.

source : here

Part of the Government’s swachh bharat abhiyaan is to stop the practise of open defecation, and get everyone to build a toilet at home. Most of us take the toilet for granted — but, think, how terrible our lives would be without this most useful room in our homes.

Ever wondered about the history of the toilet, and how it came into being. Watch on