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Residents stand in queue to dispose of their garbage in Aizawl, Mizoram
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MIZORAM

Standing in queue for garbage truck! Why we love Mizoram so much

From no-honking policies to banner-free elections and exemplary self-imposed traffic discipline, there’s a lot that the rest of India can learn from this tiny Northeastern state

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Aizawl: By now, we all know about the viral Mizoram kid picture that's doing the rounds on social media. The 'innocent act' of six-year-old Derek C Lalchhanhima of rushing an injured chick to the hospital has been appreciated by many, some calling it an epitome of goodness.

We have also seen photos and videos of commuters observing extreme self-imposed traffic discipline in the capital city of Aizawl. Motorists are hailed for following traffic rules like a rule of thumb -- they stick to a straight line, cars to the left of their lane, two-wheelers to the right.

Mizoram residents are known for following extreme self-imposed discipline on roads. Even two-wheeler riders stick to a line next to the cars
Mizoram residents are known for following extreme self-imposed discipline on roads. Even two-wheeler riders stick to a line next to the cars
Billy Lhtluanga | Instagram

However, a picture that has now emerged takes the cake. The image shows residents standing in a queue to dispose of their garbage on to a dumper parked by the side of a road in Aizawl.

If it's discipline that we are talking about, there's a lot that the rest of India can learn from the tiny Northeastern state of Mizoram.

Residents stand in a queue to dispose of their garbage in Aizawl, Mizoram
Residents stand in a queue to dispose of their garbage in Aizawl, Mizoram
Billy Lhtluanga | Instagram