MP woman living in toilet after dispute with family

DN Bureau

An elderly woman in Madhya Pradesh has been confined to a toilet outside her house for at least a year after she was forced out by her family members over personal issues, prompting the authorities to send the matter to a Sub Divisional Magistrate.

Amarpatan Tehsildar Manvendra Singh (File photo)

Satna: An elderly woman in Madhya Pradesh has been confined to a toilet outside her house for at least a year after she was forced out by her family members over personal issues, prompting the authorities to send the matter to a Sub Divisional Magistrate.

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The woman, who is nearly 70 years old, has her belongings kept inside a lavatory in Bareha village in Satna district. She cooks for herself and sleeps in the toilet itself.

I am the mother of three sons. My daughter-in-law and I were always arguing over various issues. I was later thrown out of the house. I have been living in the toilet for a year now. I cook for myself and sleep there," the woman said while breaking down.

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Meanwhile, Amarpatan Tehsildar Manvendra Singh said, "The matter has been sent to the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM). We will also try to provide her with a house." (ANI)

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