Lal Thanhawla, his cabinet colleagues, legislators and top officials, wearing white headgears swept the main road in the Mahatma Gandhi Square to mark the beginning of Cleanliness Week and also launching of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Meanwhile, the launching of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and observance of the Cleanliness week was undertaken in all villages and urban areas across the state today.

Organised by the village councils in the villages and local councils in the Aizawl Municipal Council area, local residents participated in voluntary cleaning of their respective villages and localities.