Mysuru has topped the Swachh Bharat rankings among 476 cities in the country with three more places from Karnataka figuring in the top 10.
Bengaluru leads the list of capitals at 7th rank while Patna came at the bottom at 429th.
These rankings are based on the extent of open defecation and solid waste management practices, according to a government release.
The city of Mysuru leads the cities with minimal open defecation and extensive adoption of solid waste management practices.
Thirty-nine cities from the southern states were among the top 100, followed by 27 from East, 15 from West, 12 from North and seven from the North-Eastern states
Fifteen of the 27 capital cities surveyed figured among the top 100 performers while five were ranked beyond 300.
Among the bottom 100 cities, 74 are from North, 21 from East, three from West and two from South.
The top 10 ranked cities are Mysuru, Thiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Navi Mumbai, Kochi (Kerala), Hassan, Mandya and Bengaluru from Karnataka, Thiruvananthapuram, Halisahar (West Bengal), and Gangtok (Sikkim).
Damoh (Madhya Pradesh) came at the bottom at 476th, preceded by Bhind (MP), Palwal and Bhiwani - both in Haryana, Chittaurgarh (Rajasthan), Bulandshahr (UP), Neemuch (MP), Rewari (Haryana), Hindaun (Rajasthan) and Sambalpur in Odisha at 467th rank.