Arunachal Pradesh State Formation Day

Arunachal Pradesh a state in Northeastern India formed from the North-East Frontier Agency region and became a state in the year 1987 on February 20th. The borders the states of Assam and Nagaland, and it is to the South. Arunachal Pradesh means “The Land of Rising Sun” in Sanskrit. It formed as the 24th state of India under the 55th Amendment Act of the Indian Constitution 1986.

Mizoram established as a separate state along with Arunachal Pradesh under the 55th Amendment Act of the Indian Constitution 1986.

History of Arunachal Pradesh

In 1972, North-East Frontier Agency was born as the Union Territory, and an important part of it named Arunachal Pradesh. The region renamed Arunachal Pradesh and provided a Union Territory status under Act 1971.

Under this act, many northeastern states formed. The conditions formed are Manipur, Tripura, and Meghalaya. All these states formed under the supervision of the Chief Commissioner.

In 1975, The Council of Ministers made for the Union Territory. The state shares its borders in the west with the Himalayas and Bhutan, in the north with Tibet, in the Southeast and South with Myanmar and Nagaland and in the Southwest and west with Assam.

The state also shares its border with China, creating strategic disturbances in the state regularly. In 1962, the Chinese claimed this area as part of their country, and they also tried to split into the Sino-Indian war.

Let us know a few more details about Arunachal Pradesh:

Population the lowest compared to India’s other states. There are few cities or towns. The capital city of Arunachal Pradesh is Itanagar. Itanagar has the Legislative Assembly. It also consists of tribes like Galo, Nyishi, Tagin, Adi and Apatani.

Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram

The statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram is February 21st. On this day, the two states became the 23rd and 24th states of the Indian Union. Mizoram is one of the seven sister states of Northeastern India. Mizoram s granted statehood by the state of Mizoram Act 1986.

The capital of Mizoram is Aizwal. It shares its International border with Myanmar and Bangladesh. The state also consists of the highest tribal population when compared to other forms of India. It also has the maximum forest cover percentage of its geographical area at 85.4%.

It granted its statehood by the state of Arunachal Pradesh Act 1986. This state has the world’s largest variety of both ethnic tribal groups and subgroups.

Tourists’ Places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh:

There are many tourist attractions. Many people come from different parts of the world every year to visit these places.

1. Ita Fort: Ita Fort is located in the capital city. It is one of the historical places to visit. This fort also known as the fort of bricks. It constructed in the 14th and 15th centuries.

2. Ganga Lake. It has camping facilities, boating and restaurants. Surrounded by a thick Forest and a variety of flora.

3. A considerable number of Monasteries, lakes and waterfalls.

4. Snowy mountains around Sela pass.

5. One can enjoy the Biodiversity of Namdapha National Park.

6. One can go for an adventurous and exciting trek at Dirang Valley in West Kameng.

7. For music lovers, here is the Zero Music Festival to visit.

8. One can see the tigers at Pahuli Wildlife Sanctuary.

9. To know the local culture and tradition, one can visit Ziro Valley.

10. One can have a wonderful boating experience at Sangti Valley.

Culture of Arunachal Pradesh

The state is home to more than 26 major tribes and sub-tribes. All these tribes have their customs, traditions and rituals that they follow. Despite many cultural differences, these people live in harmony and share their lives. Mahayana and Hinayana tribes worship animals, and the other tribes, like Monpa, Sherdukpen, Khampti and Singpho, follow Buddhist sects. Also, some tribes follow the Donyi-Polo religion in which they worship Sun and Moon. There are more than 50 dialects found.

Art and Handicrafts of Arunachal Pradesh

The art and handicrafts culture passed on from one generation to the other. They mastered in weaving, pottery, wood carving, ornament making, painting, bamboo, carpet, cane, basket, and smith.; They also excel in making handlooms and handicrafts.

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