Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 12

Tracing the Cultural Context of Cleanliness in Asia’s Cleanest Village1

Jyoti Shukla*

Research Scholar, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India

*Corresponding Author: Jyoti Shukla, Research Scholar, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India.

Received: September 15, 2022; Published: November 09, 2022


This paper aims to assess the cultural roots of cleanliness in a small village named Mawlynnong. The village, also known as Asia's cleanest village, has a distinct way of life defined by its years ago the tradition of cleanliness, with its own historic- health context. Similarly, this habit of cleanliness is the prominent reason for the attract tourism to this remote village. Hence this paper explains the historic-cultural context of cleanliness and the changes in cleanliness that occurred after the introduction of tourism with both positive and negative sides. The discussions and findings of this paper are majorly qualitative and descriptive and are based on both primary and secondary data. The primary data has been based on group discussions, in-depth interviews and field surveys. The secondary data has been extracted from different articles and papers of online and offline data resources.

Keywords: Culture; Cleanliness; Health; Mawlynnong; Tourism


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Citation: Jyoti Shukla. “Tracing the Cultural Context of Cleanliness in Asia’s Cleanest Village1 ". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.12 (2022): 02-07.


Copyright: © 2022 Jyoti Shukla. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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