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" I have never come across local communities having such a conscious, defensive and cooperative attitude towards their surroundings, as I found in the Pangchen valley of western Arunachal Pradesh." The Monpas have stringent rules against the hunting of any wildlife in the area and people are made to pay fines if they violate the rules, Srivastava said.
The Sherdukpen, Khampa and Monpa tribes make beautiful masks carved out of a single block of wood.
Chief minister Khandu, a Monpa who represents a nearby constituency, said as much.
As Monpas, Buddhist by religion; have distinct age-old culture, script, culture and tradition, the demand aimed at preserving their culture, tradition, script and language through self-governance as it would help frame need-based plans and policies and ensure its proper implementation while facilitating blending of traditional system of governance appropriately with modern methods within the provisions of the Constitution.
Known as the last Shangri-La on earth, Tawang presents a picture perfect view, everywhere replete with nature's bounty, perennial streams and waterfalls, exotic orchids, rare animals and birds, and above all, the ever smiling hospitable Monpa tribe.
While the campers were taken to Myanmar with the help of 18 Assam Rifles on December 30, the invaluable contributions of the locals, particularly Congress Seva Dal team led by APCSD state organizer (In-charge of Changlang and Tawang districts) D N Monpa deserve special mention.
Thousands of people turned up to attend the last rites of Khandu, who was cremated as per Buddhist traditions of the Monpa community.
Itanagar, May 8 (ANI): The last rites of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu will be performed in his native village Gyangkhar in Tawang district bordering China, as per Monpa traditions on May 10 instead of May 11 as announced earlier.
Itanagar, May 6 (ANI): Late Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's last rites will be performed at his native place Tawang today with full state honours as per Monpa Buddhist traditions.
Itanagar, May 06 (ANI): The last rites of former Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu will be performed in his native village Gyangkhar in Tawang district bordering China, as per Monpa traditions on May 11.
On Sunday, the Dalai Lama was welcomed by thousands of people lining the road to Tawang-which is home to the Monpa people who practice Tibetan Buddhism.