Under the Swachh Survekshan-2016, in which 476 cities were surveyed, Mysuru was awarded the top rank as the cleanest city in India. It is followed by Chandigarh (best in north zone), Tiruchirapalli and New Delhi’s NDMC (best among Smart Cities).
Surprisingly, Varanasi from where Prime Minister Modi (who is a biggest supporter of “swachh Bharat”)contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections is one of the dirtiest city in India.
Here’s a list of top 10 dirtiest city in India
- Dhanbad (Jharkhand)
- Asansol (West Bengal)
- Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)
- Patna (Bihar)
- Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)
- Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
- Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh)
- Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)
- Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
- Kalyan Dombivili (Maharashtra)
These cities have various problems like improper sanitation and waste disposal. We have a long way to go!