Bidar was the 22nd cleanest city in the country in 2010. But it does not appear in the list of clean cities this year.

Mangaloreans have a reason to cheer for it has bagged the 8th place on the clenliness index in India.

Out of the total 423 cities including 24 from Karnataka where the survey was conducted, Mysore has bagged the 2nd place while Bangalore has been pushed to 12th place. The other cities which find a place within 50 include Mandya (15), Bidar (22) and Udupi (43).