Arunachal’s Tali gets road connectivity


After long wait, the last unconnected administrative centre and the only unconnected Assembly constituency of Arunachal Pradesh – Tali – has been connected by the road for the first time.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu became the first Chief Minister to reach Tali in Kra Daadi district travelling by road on Saturday. During his last visit to the area in 2017 by helicopter, Khandu had promised the people that his next visit would be by road – a promise fulfilled on the auspicious occasion of Nyokum.
“I am proud to be part of the historic and momentous occasion, to finally witness Tali ADC headquarters get connected by road. Though established in 1957, Tali administrative headquarters never saw road connectivity. We worked on mission mode to complete approximately 51 km Yangte – Tali road at the earliest,” he said while joining the 45th Nyokum Yullo celebrations here on Sunday.
Khandu, who inspected the under-construction road from Tali to Pip Sorang, a circle headquarters of Tali ADC administrative centre early morning, assured that the 50 km PMGSY road would be completed by
“By the time you all celebrate the 46th Nyokum Yullo at Tali, Pip Sorang will be connected,” he announced.
He reiterated his appeal to the people ‘not to expect or demand land compensation’.
As overall development will follow road connectivity, Khandu said that if people will give land free of cost, the government is duty-bound to construct roads wherever needed.
Expressing concern over the delay in completion of the Tamen (Kamle district) to Tali road, work on which began in the late 60s,