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JASWANT GARH

JASWANT GARH
JASWANT GARH
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JASWANT GARH:- 14 Kms away from Sela pass is the Jaswanth garh War Memorial raised to pay homage to Jaswant Singh, Mahavir Chakra awardee (posthumous) of 4 Battalion Garhwal Rifles. During the Chinese aggression in 1962, this brave soldier showed admirable and unmatched valour by fighting and holding the invading Chinese for 72 hours all alone before he met the martyrs end.

District Headquarter : Tawang
State Capital : Itanagar
Nearest Railway Station : Guwahti
Nearest Airport : Guwahati
How to Reach :  
One can reach Tawang from other parts of the country via Guwahati and Tezpur in Assam. Upto Guwahati, there are daily flights of Air India, Jet Airways, Indigo, Spicejet Airlines from Delhi. There are also flights from Kolkata and other parts of the country. Beside this, there is train service including Rajdhani Express upto Guwahati. Alternately one can reach Tezpur by flight via Kolkata. From Guwahati/ Tezpur one has to proceed Tawang by road which takes about 13 hours from Guwahati and 10 hours from Tezpur. So, it is necessary to halt on the way in Bhalukpong/ Bomdila/ Dirang locatrd in West kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. Next day one can reach Tawang via the beautiful Sela pass located at height of 14000 ft. Accommodation facilities like Government rest house, Tourist Lodge and hotels are available on the way in Bhalukpong, Bomdila and Dirang. Tour operators who organize tour from Guwahati to Tawang by road like:- Tribal Discovery Tours and Travels: 9436045073 Himalayan Holidays, Tawang: 03794-223151 Earth Link Tours and Travels: 9436895071 Entry and Exit point: Bhalukpong Languages spoken: Monpa, Hindi and English
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Contact Person : Miss Tsering Dekey (DTO)
Contact Person Phone : 03794-222359
Contact Person Mobile : 9402477544
Contact Person E-Mail :
Web Address of the Place: http://www.tawang.nic.in
Last updated on: 23-01-2015
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