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A Chinook Helicopter on Thursday flew off from Miao to Vijoynagar village in Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh.

The helicopter carries 83 quintals of essential commodities to the village, Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu informed in a tweet.

” Thankfully the weather cleared enabling essential items to be delivered to the needy in this pandemic, completing day’s task in 2 sorties,” he further added.


Vijoynagar is the remotest circle of Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh and is surrounded on three sides by Myanmar while the other side is flanked by the large chunk of a thick forest of Namdapha National Park.

Nearby towns are Miao which is 157 km away and takes about 6 days to reach on foot.

The other nearest town located in other districts in India side is Hayuliang and Tezu.

The nearest town in Myanmar side is Putao which is 40 km away

Vijonagar comprises of sixteen villages having a population of 4438 and the villagers depend on Wetland and Jhoom Cultivation for their livelihood.


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