district is located in Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh
, located south of the Lohit
district and north of the Tirap
district. It falls in a region that receives high rainfall .The region is rich in wildlife with different kind of floura and founa.The district has both plains and highlands .Most of the plains are in the valley of Dihing
.The area is sometimes prone to floods .The Dihing
is the main source of fishes for the local people.The fresh water fishes are very much in demand they hardly reach major towns nearby like Tinsukia
.Though the region is one of the most populous in Arunachal Pradesh ,there is hardly any Hospital.Its a great challenge for the patients to be taken to good hospitals in Assam
.There is no good road transport in the region.The people are commuting on the roads that Oil India Limited
build some decades back.
Changlang is populated by tribal groups, namely Tutsa
and the Lisu
. Sizeable communities of the Tibetans
The Tibetan refugees are clustered at Choephelling Tibetan Refugee
settlement in Miao, which was set up in 1976 has hosts a population of 2200.
There are reports of Naga militants (NSCN) infiltrating into Changlang and Tirap, frequently carrying out campaigns to encourage the locals to make Changlang as part of Nagaland, an offer which many of the locals rejected, including the Naga Wancho and... Read More