Aizawl: 'Mizoram Faina Beihpui Hnatlang' or mass voluntary movement for cleanliness was launched on Friday across Mizoram with state Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla inaugurating the movement in Aizawl this morning.
Organised by the local Young Mizo Association (YMA) leaders, local volunteers, students and teachers were cleaning the streets, public places and drains while people also cleaned their own compounds.
Government employees also swept their respective office premises and the streets.
Director of state school education department H Lalengmawia said that the movement would not be only for a day but would be a continual process, especially in the educational institutions.
The movement was launched simultaneously in all the district headquarters, sub divisional headquarters and block development headquarters while villagers in the villages also participated in the National Cleanliness Day, an official statement said.