Lakshadweep’s Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach have earned spots on the prestigious list of Blue Flag beaches. With this, there are now 12 beaches that have received Blue Flag accreditation.
Blue Flag is a desired worldwide eco-label that is widely recognized. This is a significant accomplishment for India and demonstrates the nation’s dedication to preserving the coastal & marine ecosystems.
Shri Bhupender Yadav, Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Climate Change, broke the big news. He posted on Twitter to share his joy and to congratulate everyone by tweeting “Proud moment! Two more Indian beaches have made it to the list of Blue Beaches. Minicoy, Thundi Beach, and Kadmat Beach – both in Lakshadweep – are the proud entrants in the coveted list of Blue Beaches, an eco-label given to the cleanest beaches in the world.
On his Twitter page, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the residents of Lakshadweep and conveyed the news by tweeting, “This is great! Congratulations, particularly to the people of Lakshadweep, for this feat. India’s coastline is remarkable and there is also a great amount of passion among our people to further coastal cleanliness.”
List of blue flag beaches in India:
Ghoghla in Diu
Shivrajpur in Gujarat,
Kasarkod and Padubidri in Karnataka,
Kappad in Kerala,
Rushikonda in Andhra Pradesh,
Golden in Odisha,
Radhanagar in Andaman and Nicobar,
Kovalam in Tamil Nadu and
Eden in Puducherry and now
The Kadmat Beach and The Thundi Beach in Lakshadweep.