Swachh Bharat: Indore named cleanest city in India second year in a row
Indore was names the cleanest city in the year 2017 as well. Photograph: (Others)
According to reports, Madhya Pradesh's Indore has been named the cleanest city in the country for the second time.
The city stood first for cleanliness last year as well in a survey conducted by the government.
The capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, stands second in the list chasing Indore Chandigarh follows at number three.
Housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday announced the results of a sanitation survey, Swachh Survekshan, conducted by the government.
Looking at the way citizens of big winning cities had turned Swachhata into a Jan Andolan, I am not surprised at the results. Congratulations #Indore & #Bhopal for a repeat performance at #1&2. Well done #Chandigarh for coming in 3rd.— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) May 16, 2018
Others will surely try & catch up next year. pic.twitter.com/M8PMQRn1QI
New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) was named the cleanest city among municipal bodies that have less than three lakh population. Mumbai emerged as the cleanest of all state capitals.
Vijayawada emerged as the cleanest city with more than one million population. Mysuru bagged the title for the cleanest city with a population less than one million but over three lakh.