Silchar 1st, Dibrugarh 2nd Dirtiest Cities in NE
According to Swachh Survekshan 2019 results, Silchar in Assam has been recorded as the third dirtiest city in India with an all India rank of 423 among 425 cities of the country.
According to the survey of Swachh Surveskshan, Indore has been ranked as the cleanest city of the country followed by Ambikapur in Chattisgarh at second and Mysore in Karnataka secured third position.
Moreover, Dibruagarh district in Assam betters Silchar with only few points and earns second position of the dirtiest city of Northeast and the dirtiest of the state.
Dibrugarh is listed in the 415th position by Swachh Surveskshan.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who always speaks of Swachh Bharat and urges people to keep the state clean and healthy belongs from the second dirtiest city Dibruagarh.
Meanwhile, Gangtok ranked the 275th position nationally and is listed as the cleanest among the capitals of Northeast while Guwahati which ranked the 303 position nationally is the second cleanest capital city of the Northeast followed by Imphal with the rank of 343 at the third and Itanagar at its fourth place which ranked at 378 nationally.
On the other hand, Kohima ranked at 382 is in its fifth position followed by Agartala in sixth position with 367 ranks. Shilling ranked at 394 with seventh position while Aizawl ranked at 398 positions placed at eight.
Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation in cities and towns across India which was launched as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which was aiming to make India clean and free of open defecation by October 2, 2019 and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also declares the country as open defecation-free on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti at Ahmedabad.