Tourism potential of Arunachal Pradesh highlighted at Republic Day parade

 Saturday, January 28, 2023 


Arunachal Pradesh, known as the land of the rising sun, showcased its tourism potential at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Thursday.

The tableau of the state displayed the potential for tourism in the fields of adventure, sports, ecology, culture, religion, history and archaeology, PTI reported.

Shapawng YawngManou Poi — a dance festival — and a 1962 War Memorial were depicted in the trailer portion.

The tractor portion of the tableau depicted the Donyi Polo airport entrance gate and the state bird Hornbill, amidst lush green landscape adorned by orchids.

People from major tribes of the state in traditional dresses accompanied the tableau.

Meanwhile, the state observed National Tourism Day on 25th January and highlighted the importance of tourism for the economy of the country.

During the occasion, Arunachal Pradesh Tourism took up the mission for Responsible Tourism, an action which would lead to sustainable development through tourism in the state. The mission launch involved the District Tourism Officers and the Tourism and Hospitality stakeholders.

The Chullyu initiative of zero waste destinations is a continuing process and the Chullyu Declaration was made based on the commitments from the local villagers. Also, at Bana under East Kameng District where the community had just been sensitized two days ago, took the initiative to clean their destination and begin with Green and Clean Bana commemorating the importance of the day.

At the capital, a link was tied up with the Kerala Responsible Tourism Mission and the Coordinator, Rupeshkumar K of the mission presented their model and success in bringing responsible footfalls to the state.

Arunachal Pradesh is India’s remotest state and the first Indian soil to greet the rising sun. Located on the northeastern tip of India with its borders touching China, Bhutan and Burma (Myanmar), this beautiful land is endowed with dazzling array of flora and fauna that is sure to allure any tourist. More than 500 rare species of Orchids are found in the dense jungles of Arunachal.

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