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Khandu Inaugurates 5th Edition of Tawang Festival

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the fifth edition of four-day Tawang festival.

Khandu Inaugurates 5th Edition of Tawang Festival

  • He inaugurated the exhibition stalls where products and materials from various government departments, NGOs and local community bodies were showcased. 
  • Local organisations showcased their traditional handlooms, traditional papermaking technique and local ornaments.
  • There are food stalls from different communities of the state selling tribal delicacies. 
  • Local archery, weightlifting, shotput, tug of war, Thepi, Glangnyuri and Lei, competitions will be held at the event.
  • On the first day, Yak dance from different villages of Khirmu, Mukto, Gyankhar, Bomdir, Gonkhar was displayed.

Tawang

  • Tawang is the smallest of the 16 administrative districts of Arunachal Pradesh
  • It is inhabited by the Monpa people.
  • Tawang district was formed in 1989, when it was split from West Kameng district
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