Shi Yomi becomes 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh

Shi Yomi becomes 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh

Question: Which district has recently been declared the 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh?
(a) Shi Yomi
(b) Mechuka
(c) Pidi
(d) Tato
Answer :(a)
Related facts

  • On 9thDecember 2018, Shi Yomi has been declared as the 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The district, consisting of four circles Mechuka, Pidi, Tato and Monigong. Shi Yomi was carved out of West Siang district.
  • On 29th August, 2018, the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly had passed a bill for the creation of three new districts — Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi.
  • After the formation of Pakke-Kesang and Lepa Rada (in the future), the total number of districts in the state will rise to 25.
  • The Pakke-Kessang district has been carved out of East Kameng district, with five administrative units, and Lepa Rada by bifurcating the Lower Siang district, with four administrative units.

Links:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/shi-yomi-becomes-23rd-district-of-arunachal-pradesh-118120900529_1.html

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2018/india/shi-yomi-becomes-23rd-district-of-arunachal-pradesh.html

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