Swachh Bharat rankings: Indore is India’s cleanest city, Bhopal comes 2nd

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The cleanliness rankings of 434 cities and towns were announced on Thursday

 

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN

Indore in Madhya Pradesh has been declared the cleanest city in India under the Swachh Survekshan 2017.

 

The Ministry of Urban Development’s official Twitter handle released the rankings on Thursday.  The cleanliness rankings of 434 cities and towns were announced.

Read this: 83% people say areas cleaner than last year: Govt Survey

 

 

After Indore, Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal ranked as the second cleanest city in the country. Visakhapatnam, in Andhra Pradesh, came third, Gujarat’s Surat fourth and Karnataka’s Mysuru fifth.

 

Union Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu announced the rankings. Naidu said that 3.7 million citizens had responded this year by providing valuable feedback on their municipalities’ performance.

 

New Delhi Municipal Council missed out on the top five ranks and came in at the seventh position, followed by Navi Mumbai.(read more)

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