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69th Republic Day Observed at Tirap

69th Republic Day Observed at Tirap
69th Republic Day Observed at Tirap
69th Republic Day Observed at Tirap
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Along with rest of the country, 69th Republic day was celebrated with great pomp and show in trouble torn district Tirap peacefully. DC Tirap P.N.Thungon unfurled the National Tricolour. Speaking on the occasion DC paid tributes to the father of the nation and all the martyrs who had laid down their lives for the freedom and democracy we cherish today. He categorically explained the need to have a healthy society and in these endeavour, the need to immunize the children is primary and declared that no PRC/ST certificates will be issued if the parents so not possess an immunization card of the childreneven admissions in the schools will not be done in absence of this health cards. He further deliberated that peace is a pre requisite for any redeveloping society and appeal the youths to shun vigilance and to do away with drug addiction which has become a menace in the district. He appealed the youths to come to the mainstream to enjoy the colours of life and family. He deliberated in length of all the flagship programmes been taken up by the government and directed all line department's to serve with utmost sincerity and dedication to uplift the people of the district and to deliver developments at the door steps of the public.

District Headquarter : Khonsa
State Capital : Itanagar
Nearest Railway Station : Tinsukia
Nearest Airport : Dibrugarh
How to Reach :  
1. By Train There is no direct train service to Tirap. The nearest railway stations are at Dibrugarh (120 km), Tinsukia (110 km) or Naharkatia (70 km) in Assam . From these places, daily bus/taxi service is available to the district headquarter, Khonsa. It takes approximately 3 hours each from Dibrugarh and Tinsukia and approximately 2 hours from Naharkatia to reach Khonsa. There is a daily Rajdhani Express and Brahamputra Express from New Delhi to Dibrugarh / Tinsukia via Guwahati. The train bookings may be done online at the site www.irctc.co.in. 2. By Bus Both Govt. and private deluxe bus services are available between Guwahati and Dibrugarh/Tinsukia. Night service is also available. Then from Dibrugarh or Tinsukia onwards, buses of Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Service (APSTS) to Khonsa have a daily service. Many private taxis / buses also ply on this route. Khonsa has recently been connected to State capital Itanagar by a daily direct bus service of APSTS. 3. By Air Dibrugarh is connected to Guwahati by air through 2 daily flights. It also has a direct daily flight to New Delhi (Jetlite - www.jetlite.com). From Dibrugarh onwards, taxi or bus service is available. Dibrugarh is also connected to State Capital Itanagar by a daily helicopter (except Sundays) service (operated by Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh). Once a week, the helicopter also lands at Khonsa helipad from Dibrugarh. The time-table is however subject to change and exact prevailing timings may be ascertained from helipad at Itanagar (Ph No. 0360-2243262).
Best Time : September through April
Contact Person : Shri R.Das (DIO)
Contact Person Phone : 03786-222761
Contact Person Mobile :
Contact Person E-Mail : khonsa@nic.in
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Last updated on: 29-01-2018
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