Arunachal Assembly Passes Bill For Creation Of 3 New Districts

The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly passed a bill for the creation of three new districts, Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi, in the state.
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein had introduced the Arunachal Pradesh Re-Organisation of Districts (Amendment) Bill 2018 .The Assembly passed the by bill by voice vote.

Arunachal Assembly Passes Bill For Creation Of 3 New Districts

Arunachal Assembly Passes Bill For Creation Of 3 New Districts

For creating new regions in the country, the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly  passed a bill for the creation of three new districts — Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi — in the state.

  1. The Pakke-Kessang district will be carved out of East Kameng district with five administrative units namely Pakke-Kessangn, Seijosa, Pijiriang, Passa Valley and Dissingn Passo with district headquarters at Lemmi.
  2. The Lepa Rada district would be created by bifurcating the Lower Siang district with headquarters at Basar.
  3. The district would have four administrative units: Tirbin, Basar, Daring and Sago.
  4. The Shi-Yomi district would be created by bifurcating the West Siang district with its headquarters at Tato.
  5. The district would have four administrative units namely Mechuka, Tato, Pidi and Manigong.
  6. Arunachal Pradesh at present has 22 districts.

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