Kamakhya Temple Second Runner-Up In Phase I Of Swachh Iconic Place
GUWAHATI: Kamakhya Temple in Assam has secured its place as the second runner-up in the Swachh Iconic Place in Phase I under the Swachh Bharat Mission initiative.
The award for the same will be presented at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Friday, September 6.
The Swachh Iconic Place is based on keeping the premises of some selected iconic places of heritage in the country neat and tidy. It is being coordinated by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in associa
tion with the Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and the respective state governments.
The initiative is being coordinated by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and the concerned State governments.
In order to keep the iconic places of heritage in the country clean, the central government had added a number of such places in the list of Swachh Iconic places in three phases.
The iconic cultural places included in Phase I of this initiative are the Kamakhya Temple, Vaishnodevi Temple, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus,Taj Mahal, Tirupati Temple, Golden Temple, Manikarnika Ghat, Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Meenakshi Temple and Jagannath Temple.
File photo of Kamakhya Temple