Arunachal Pradesh Assembly passes bill for creation of 3 new districts

Published on September 01, 2018
Arunachal Pradesh gets a makeover! Arunachal Pradesh Legislative assembly has passed Arunachal Pradesh Re-Organisation of Districts (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for the creation of three new districts-
Arunachal Pradesh Assembly passes bill for creation of 3 new districts
Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi, in the state.
  • The bill was passed by voice vote.
  • These new districts were created keeping in view the growing demands of people, bring administration to their door-steps and for an all-round equal development in all parts of the state.
  • With addition of these three new districts, the state will have total 25 districts from earlier 22 districts.

About the 3 Districts:

Pakke-Kessang district:

  • It 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.

Lepa Rada district:

  • It will be created by bifurcating Lower Siang district with headquarters at Basar.
  • It will have four administrative units Tirbin, Basar, Daring and Sago.

Shi-Yomi district:

  • It will be created by bifurcating West Siang district with its headquarters at Tato. 
  • It will have four administrative units namely Mechuka, Tato, Pidi and Manigong.

Question:

Q. Arunachal Pradesh Legislative assembly has passed Arunachal Pradesh Re-Organisation of Districts (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for the creation of how many new districts?
a. Two
b. Three
c. Four
d. Five

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