Runachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu (CM Pema Khandu) took a 157 km long journey from Miao to Vijayanagar. Pema Khandu himself gave information about this trip on his Twitter account.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu (File photo)
Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu took a 157 km long journey from Miao to Vijayanagar on 25 March. This route is not yet connected by motorable road. Pema Khandu became the first Chief Minister to reach Vijayanagar, the last administrative headquarters near the Myanmar border in Changlang district, on 27 March. On 25 March, he started his vehicle journey from Deban to Vijayanagar for 157 km.
Khandu started the yatra by March 2022 to inspect the road conditions and to ensure the construction of a motorable road. During this journey, he had to face many troubles. This journey was very difficult for them. Pema Khandu himself gave information about this trip on his Twitter account. Many pictures of this journey have also gone viral on social media, in which he himself is seen driving.
A story of our journey to reach the unreached…
– Pema Khandu པདྨ་ མཁའ་ འགྲོ་ ། (@PemaKhanduBJP) March 28, 2021
Khandu is on a four-day tour of Changlang district, it took him two days to reach the remote area of the state. The Chief Minister and his team spent a night in Gandhigram to visit Vijayanagar the next day. Chief Minister Khandu tweeted a memorable journey of vehicles and hikes from Miao to Vijayanagar (157 km). He was accompanied by Urban Development Minister Kamalung Mosang, Minister of Rural Construction Department Honchun Nandam, other officers and their security personnel.
Reaching the unreached…
More visuals from the day 1 of journey from Miao to Vijaynagar (157km). For many years, the work on entire stretch of road laid incomplete despite the project receiving green signal on several occasion.
The road will be motorable by March 2022! pic.twitter.com/7eQ5fbJ4Z4
– Pema Khandu པདྨ་ མཁའ་ འགྲོ་ ། (@PemaKhanduBJP) March 27, 2021
Better road will boost tourism in the region
The Chief Minister talked about the Namdapha region, which is a biodiversity hotspot and said that better road conditions will give a boost to the tourism of the region. Vijayanagar is one of the most remote administrative areas in Arunachal Pradesh and is located 157 km southeast of the nearest city Miao which is surrounded by dense forests.
On March 27, while sharing the pictures related to this trip, he wrote in a tweet, “I am going to a place where it is very difficult to reach. Photos related to the first day of the 157 km journey from Miao to Vijayanagar. Even after getting approval on many occasions, the road could not be laid on this entire road for many years, but by March 2022, there will be movement of vehicles on this road. ”
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