India’s eastern-most village

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News:Indian Air Force has inaugurated a resurfaced runway in Vijaynagar,in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Facts:

About Vijayanagar:

  • Vijayanagar is the eastern-most inhabited village of the country.
  • It is surrounded by Myanmar on three sides and the fourth side comprises stretches of Namdapha National Park.

Namdapha National Park:

  • Namdapha National Park is a large protected area in Arunachal Pradesh
  • The area is located between Dapha Bum ridge of Mishmi Hills outspurs of North Eastern Himalayas and Patkai Ranges.
  • It is the fourth largest national park in India.
  • The Namdapha flying squirrel (Biswamoyopterus biswasi) was first sighted in this park.It is endemic to this park and critically endangered.