The Lunglei Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles on Friday conducted a cleanliness drive at Lunglei district in Mizoram.

The drive, ‘Clean Lunglei, Green Lunglei’ was conducted as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

A total of 61 Assam Rifles jawan along with 16 local residents participated in the event.

The participants could be seen cleaning the area surrounding the Lunglei Bridge.

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The Assam Rifles jawans also interacted with local residents and the need to segregate and manage the huge wastes that is generated from the residents of people on a daily basis.

Currently, there is no proper waste management plant to segregate and treat wastes in Lunglei.

The Assam Rifles also organized a cleanliness and tree plantation drive in Kohima in Nagaland recently.

School students participated in the drive, during which saplings were planted as part of initiatives to conserve the degrading environment.

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