Highlights of Swachh Survekshan 2017:
Mysuru, which was holding the top spot since past two surveys, slipped to No. 5 position this time.
50 out of 62 cities of Uttar Pradesh in the survey ranked below 300. 5 out of bottom 10 cities are of Uttar Pradesh.
Varanasi, which is PM Modi's contituency has registered a meteoric rise in rankings. In 2014, it ranked 418th, in 2016 it ranked 65th and in 2017 it ranked 32nd.
Cities of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh have been best performers in terms of improvement in rankings.
West Bengal State Govt. did not participate in Swachh Sarvekshan 2017, thus its cities have not been ranked.