Located in the Indo-Bangladeshi border, this village gained great popularity when it was adjudged the cleanest village in India in 2005 and cleanest village in Asia in 2003. Attracting tourists from all over the world, it deserves a blog post.
God’s own garden
Also known as ‘God’s own garden’, the Khasi community who reside in this village practice an eco-tourism initiative. The village is located 90 kilometers south of Shillong and offer natural beauty and a phenomenal view of the plains of Bangladesh. The village is known for its cleanliness and it is quite common to see bamboo bins outside every house. The locals have adopted the habit of picking up garbage, dead leaves and cleaning roads which has made the village look beautiful. The village also boasts of 100% literacy rate with most of the locals fluent in English.