Officials in New Delhi hope a series of new “five-star” luxury public toilets will help tackle the problem of public urination.

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In New Delhi, the humble public toilet goes by any number of names: wall, footpath, tree, abandoned car, occupied car.

Now, officials in the capital hope a series of new “five-star” luxury public toilets will help tackle the problem of public urination.

Built in a sort of Mogul-fort-meets-council-toilet-block style, the facilities are being thrown up at a rapid pace at markets and other landmarks across the city before the Commonwealth Games begin in October.

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