10 Cleanest & The Dirtiest Cities of Punjab – Swachh Sarvekshan 2017

The Punjab state has been ranked at 28th position in the Swachh Survey 2017 list of cleanest state of India. After the announcement of the list of cleanest cities in India 2017, Indore and Bhopal from Madhya Pradesh have topped the list of cleanest cities in India in 2017. A total of 432 cities of India has been surveyed under the Swachh Sarvekshan 2017 to find out the cleanest cities of India 2017. Andaman and Nicobar Island and Andra Pradesh have been at the top of the list of cleanest states in India 2017.

And the cleanest cities of Punjab in 2017

In the Punjab state total, 16 cities have been surveyed by the Swachh Sarveksha Survey team to figure out the cleanest cities of India 2017. These 16 cities don’t include the capital of Punjab, Chandigarh which stood at the 11th position as 2017 cleanest cities of India.

  • SAS Nagar ranked at No. 121 in the cleanest cities of India in Punjab area.
  • Bhatinda city of Punjab has got ranked at 132.
  • Punjab’s Ludhiana city got placed at No. 140.
  • Whereas, No. 188 has been ranked to Pathankot.
  • Firozpur (Punjab) got 222 position.
  • Jalandhar has been ranked No. 233.
  • Amritsar got ranked at No. 258.

Apart from these cities of Punjab, some more cities like Barnala, Hoshiarpur, Malerkotla, Moga got placed at No. 284, 323, 363, 369 respectively on the list of cleanest cities in India 2017.

The dirtiest cities of Punjab 2017

‘Every coin has two sides’, similarly where there are cleanest cities in Punjab, there are many dirtiest cities as well. Out of all the 16 cities of Punjab that have been surveyed by the team for the Swachh Sarvekshan Survey 2017, many cities have scored lowest ranking on the list of cleanest cities in India 2017 for which they have been considered as the dirtiest cities of Punjab in India.

  • Khanna (Punjab) ranked at No. 400.
  • The royal city of Punjab, Patiala has been ranked 411.
  • Batala has got ranked at 418.
  • 427 rank has been allotted to Abohar.
  • And least ranking has been given to Muktsar i.e 428.

Although the list of cleanest cities of India 2017 was quite shocking, especially for the people of Punjab because even the city beautiful Chandigarh has not made it in the top 10 of the cleanest cities of India 2017.

Source: HT

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