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Arunachal: 4th Pakke Paga festival from Jan-18

The 4th Pakke Paga festival for conservation of nature to attract tourist and nature lovers at Seijosa from January 18 to 20.


With motives of Conservation and preservation of Hornbill , Natural resources, wild animals of Pakke Tiger reserved forest of state, the 4th  edition of the Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival 2019 will be held from January 18 to 20 at Seijosa which would attract more tourist than before.

The three-day event will witness tourist activities like jungle Safari, trekking, butterfly walk, river walk, bird watching, wildlife photography competition, elephant safari, historical site sight seeing a workshop on the organic dye, traditional games and sport, etc.

Speaking on the concept of the organising the festival, festival secretary Basang Wahge informed that it is a festival which celebrates the spirit of conservation with a motto to promote protection of wild life specially the Hornbill which is the state bird.

Basang, while addressing a press conference at Arunachal Press Club here, today informed that after the announcement of the said festival in State calendar events list we are organising first time.


Last many year for research, researchers and conservationists of the Nature Conservation Foundation visiting Pakke Tiger Reserve forest and adopted hornbill nests, and gradually the local residents there followed suit. He also informed that at present there are more than 20 nest adopted.

To stop the sound and noise pollution this year we have strictly maintaining the system and we have issue necessary direction that no private DJ and sound system will be allowed to blow in huge volume and the committee will regulate the system even for maintaining cleanliness and traditional competition and other competitive events.

So far three hundred bird species, 270 trees species and several place of watching in the forest which are likes by the person who are nature lovers and appeal one and all to visit Seijosa and enjoy the festival as well as forest with several activities.


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