The Cleanest Village in Asia, Mawlynnong, Meghalaya
Mawlynnong Village situated in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya state Northeast, likewise alluded as ‘God’s own greenhouse’ has won the praise of being the cleanest village in Asia in 2003. The village known for its cleanliness is situated around 90 kms from Shillong town and is a group based eco-tourism activity. The community has been giving endless effort to keep the clean environment of village. The village offers pleasant green scenario, natural peaceful beauty.
Neighbors envy, by god grace, is well-suited for Mawlynnong as it has earned the refinement of being one of the cleanest and beautiful village in Asia, a reality that each Mawlynnong villager is pleased with and different villagers are jealousy of.
The village is very beautiful, particularly in the storms when there is lavish greenery all around, with waterfalls preparing to little streams and wealth of blooming orchids dangling from the trees and supports add to the excellence of the town, cleanliness and natural attraction.
The onus to keep the town clean lies with each individual living in the town. Nearby cleaning the streets, grabbing leaves and tossing refuse in the receptacle is an extremely basic sight. Bamboo rubbish containers enhance each alcove and corner of the town highlight the cognizance of cleanliness among the villagers. Cleanliness is an age old convention and a lifestyle for all villagers.
The village has won award for being the cleanest village in Asia in 2003 and also the Cleanest Village in India in 2005. The town additionally offers amazing perspective of Bangladesh fields as it is situated on the Indo-Bangla Border.
Surprisingly, the village has hundred percent education and the greater part of the villagers are familiar with the English dialect. The village offers various little cafés, food stall, where you can savor a hot some tea with a few snacks.
Mawlynnong village has set a history for others that should be copied in different village. India Beacons salutes to the ‘soul of cleanliness’ displayed by the villagers through their self-maintained endeavors.