Changlang

Changlang is a census town and headquarters of the Changlang district in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It has become one of the major districts in the area owing to the presence of crude oil, coal and mineral resources other than tourism and hydro power.

Changlang is located at the co-ordinates 27°07′N 95°43′E / 27.12°N 95.71°E.[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Changlang had a population of 6,394. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Changlang has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 78% and female literacy of 65%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Changlang
Town
Changlang is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Changlang
Changlang
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Changlang is located in India
Changlang
Changlang
Changlang (India)
Coordinates: 27°07′N 95°43′E / 27.12°N 95.71°ECoordinates: 27°07′N 95°43′E / 27.12°N 95.71°E
Country India
StateArunachal Pradesh
DistrictChanglang
Population
(2001)
 • Total6,394
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
792120[1]
Telephone code03808
ISO 3166 codeIN-AR
Vehicle registrationAR
ClimateTropical rainforest climate (Af).
Websitewww.changlang.nic.in

Notes

  1. ^ "Changlang Pin Code, Changlang District (Arunachal Pradesh)". pincodearea.in.
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps for Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 16 December 2008.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

References

Arunachal East (Lok Sabha constituency)

Arunachal East Lok Sabha constituency is one of the two Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh state in northeastern India. This constituency covers the entire Upper Siang, East Siang, Dibang Valley, Lower Dibang Valley, Lohit, Anjaw, Changlang and Tirap districts.

Bordumsa

Bordumsa is a town in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The inhabitants living in this area belong mainly to the Singpho tribe. In Bordumsa circle one can also find people belonging to the Tai-Khampti and Tai-Khamyang tribe who live in harmony with each other.One of the major tribe living in the circle Is Tangsa and Nokte tribes.Also few families belonging to the Tai-Phake tribe can be found in Lalung village. Bordumsa has the office of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC Bordumsa) who is incharge of Bordumsa subdivision- containing Bordumsa and Diyun circles. Bordumsa's population is 29,347 and its elevation is 140 meters.Bordumsa is part of the Bordumsa-Diyun Assembly constituency and is accessible by buses and private transports like jeep and taxi that run daily from Digboi (the nearest population center), Tinsukia and Dibrugarh. It is also accessible through Mahadevpur (via Old Mohong, New Mohong).

The main interest in Bordumsa is the tea plantation which consists of more than hundreds of hectares of land, but another place of interest is the huge Buddha Mandir which is located in Goju, directly opposite to the minister's residence. There is a huge statue of Buddha at the town square, next to the Shiv Mandir. The town square is always busy as the higher secondary school and all major shops are located nearby. The people of this town are very religious and participate in all festivals with vigour, be it a Hindu festival or any tribal feast.

Changlang North

Changlang North is a place in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, found in the district of Changlang, home to its administrative headquarters.

It is located 237 km West towards the State capital of Itanagar. It is one of the 60 constituencies of Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh. The name of the current MLA (October-2016) of this constituency is Tesam Pongte.

The highlight of Changlang tourism is the Namdapha National Park. Namdapha National Park contains of about 96 species of mammals, 453 avian species and 50 reptilian species along with numerous species of other life forms. Changlang town can be reached from Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Margherita and Miao by road. The nearest airport to Changlang town is situated at Dibrugarh and the nearest railhead is at Tinsukia, November to February is considered to be the best time to visit Changlang.

Changlang South

Changlang South is an area in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Changlang South is located in Changlang, the district's administrative headquarters. It is one of the five Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly constituencies located in the Changlang district.

Changlang South is located 237 km west of the state capital Itanagar. The population of the district consists of Tutsa, Tangsa, Nocte, Singpho, and the Lisu tribes along with Deoris, Tibetans and Chakma and Hajong refugees.The current Member of the Legislative Assembly (October-2016) is Phosum Khimhun.

Changlang district

Changlang district (Pron:/tʃæŋˈlæŋ/) is located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, located south of Lohit district and north of Tirap district. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Arunachal Pradesh (out of 16), after Papum Pare.

Cuisine of Arunachal Pradesh

The dishes typical of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh vary within the region, including according to tribal influence (with the influence of Apatanis, Chuki, adi and Nishi)

Apong or rice beer made from fermented rice or millet is a popular beverage in Arunachal Pradesh, as an alcoholic drink. There are different varieties of rice beer with different flavours.

The staple food is rice along with fish, meat and many green vegetables. Different varieties of rice are available. Lettuce is the most common and preferred vegetable of all, prepared by boiling it with ginger, coriander and green chillies and pinch of salt. Boiled rice cakes wrapped in leaves is a famous snack. Dishes in eastern districts like Tirap and Changlang have some different method in their way of food preparation.

A lot of wild herbs and shrubs are also part of the cuisine. Dried bamboo shoots are used extensively in cooking.

Prior to Indian Independence when British policy to isolate the Hill people NEFA were in effect, wild birds and animals were big part of their diet but Modern restrictions on hunting has made those non existent.

Diyun

Diyun a small township on the rise, is located in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh. It got its name from a very small seasonal river by the same name. It is located at 27°31'28"N and 96°8'33"E, geographically. It is surrounded by the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas on two sides and by the Patkai Bum Range of mountains on one side.

Jairampur

Jairampur is a census town in Changlang district in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

Jairampur cemetery

Jairampur cemetery is a World War II cemetery in Arunachal Pradesh, India. It is located 7 km from Jairampur, Changlang district, and 25 km from Pangsau Pass, the Indo-Myanmar Border on the road to Ledo,27°18′53″N 96°03′09″E. It was discovered in 1997.The Department of Tourism, Government of Arunachal Pradesh is renovating the site.

List of constituencies of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

At the time of inception on 15 August 1975, the number of constituencies of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly was 30. Since the attainment of the statehood on 20 February 1987, the number has been enhanced to 60 out of which 59 constituencies are reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes.

List of districts of Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh state of India consists of 25 districts, with more districts proposed and in development.

Miao

Miao may refer to:

Miao people, linguistically and culturally related group of people, recognized as such by the government of the People's Republic of China

Miao script or Pollard script, writing system used for Miao languages

Miao (Unicode block), a block of Unicode characters of the Pollard script

Miao/Chinese temple or shrine (庙 or 廟)

Miao (name) (苗), Chinese surname

Miao, Chongming County (庙镇), town in Shanghai, China

Miao, Changlang, town in Arunachal Pradesh, India

Roman Catholic Diocese of Miao, in India

Miao (album), album by Candy Lo

"Mr. Miao", a short story by Pu Songling

Miao, Arunachal Pradesh

Miao is a sub-division in Changlang district. It is located about 25 km from the Assam border. It is one of the 60 constituencies of Arunachal.

Namdapha National Park

Namdapha National Park is a 1,985 km2 (766 sq mi) large protected area in Arunachal Pradesh of Northeast India. With more than 1,000 floral and about 1,400 faunal species, it is a biodiversity hotspot in the Eastern Himalayas. The national park harbours the northernmost lowland evergreen rainforests in the world at 27°N latitude. It also harbours extensive dipterocarp forests, comprising the northwestern parts of the Mizoram-Manipur-Kachin rain forests ecoregion.It is the fourth largest national park in India.

Nampong

Nampong is a census town in the Changlang District in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is located close to the Pangsau Pass, being the last town on the Indian side, at an elevation of 308 metres. Nampong is one of the 60 constituencies of Arunachal. Name of current MLA (August-2016) of Nampong constituency is Laisam Simai.

Tirap district

The Tirap district (Pron:/tɪˈɹæp/) is located in the southeastern part of the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. It shares a state border with Nagaland and Assam, an international border with Myanmar and a district border with Changlang and Longding.

Tutsa Naga

The Tutsa are a Naga people living in the southern parts of Changlang and the eastern part of Tirap districts of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Ethnically, the Tutsa are closely related to the Tangsa and were classified as members of the Tangsa in all census records until 1981. As of 2001 their population stood at 25,000.

The harvest festival of Pongtu is the principal festival of the Tutsa.

The Tutsa are traditionally followers of Animism. Of late (when?), Baptist missionaries allegedly partially supported by the National Socialist Council of Nagaland have converted some Tutsa to Christianity. The sizeable Christian Tutsa community have formed the Tutsa Baptist Churches Council (TBCC).

Tutsa language

Tutsa is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in northeastern India. Tutsa is spoken in southern Changlang district and eastern Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, as well as Tinsukia district of Assam (Ethnologue). Half of speakers are monolingual.

Vijaynagar, Changlang

Vijay Nagar is the remotest Circle (Tehsil) of Changlang district in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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