‘Cleanest State’ award goes to Chhattisgarh, Varanasi emerges as ‘Best Ganga Town’

New Delhi [India]: Chhattisgarh has bagged the award for the ‘Cleanest State’ for the third consecutive year while Varanasi got the ‘Best Ganga Town’ award as President Ram Nath Kovind today felicitated the awardees of the cleanest cities of India at the ‘Swachh Amrit Mahotsav’ hosted as part of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs on Saturday at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.Varanasi is the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For the fifth consecutive year, Indore was awarded the title of India’s Cleanest City under Swachh Survekshan, while Surat and Vijayawada bagged the second and third spots respectively in the ‘more than 1 lakh population’ category, as per the release by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.In the population category of ‘less than 1 lakh’, Vita, Lonavala and Sasvad, all from Maharashtra, bagged the first, second…

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