Arunachal Pradesh - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Which Arunachal Pradesh bridge provides uninterrupted access between Roing and Tezu for the first time?

a. Indupani
b. Injupani
c. Deopani
d. Diopani
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Injupani

Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre dedicated to the nation two crucial bridges in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh on 12th Dec 2017.

The minister first inaugurated the Injupani Bridge, a 140 metre long bridge on Roing-Koronu-Paya road, which is a part of Trans Arunachal Highway.

The completion of the Injupani Bridge would provide an uninterrupted access between Roing & Tezu, both important district HQs in Arunachal Pradesh.

The minister then inaugurated the Deopani/Eze Bridge, which is 300 metre long pre-stressed concrete balanced cantilever bridge over the Eze river at Roing in Arunachal Pradesh.

2)   President’s Rule was revoked in Arunachal Pradesh on 19th February 2016. Which Congress leader was sworn in as CM after this?

a. Nabam Tuki
b. Kalikho Pul
c. Chowna Mein
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Kalikho Pul

Following the revoking of the President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh on 19th February 2016, Dissident Congress Leader Kalikho Pul was sworn in as the CM prior to a claim being staked by his group as well as another group led by former CM Nabam Tuki. Total strength of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly is around 50 seats. Tuki questioned the formation of the government in the state without his approval. He pointed out that 14 rebel MLAs have been disqualified by the Assembly Speaker. The dissenting Congress faction comprises 21 leaders and since the support of 11 BJP MLAs. a numerical majority in the 50 member Assembly has been attained. Congress had appealed to SC for maintenance of status quo, but the apex court refused.

3)   Against which state’s Chief Minister, the Guwahati High court has ordered a CBI investigation for allegedly violating official norms to allot construction works to his family members during his tenure as PWD minister of the state?

a. Assam
b. Meghalaya
c. Mizoram
d. Arunachal Pradesh
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Arunachal Pradesh

The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Nabam Tuki violated norms to allot construction works to his family members during his tenure as PWD minister of the state. On 21st Aug’15 acting Chief Justice of Gauhati High court K Sreedhar Rao and Justice P K Saikia passed this order.