Two more districts would be created, which would increase the total number of districts to 25, they said.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Mechuka read out the notification for creation of Shi Yomi district in presence of Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, an official release said.
"The district, consisting of four circles -- Mechuka, Pidi, Tato and Monigong -- was carved out of West Siang district," Khandu said.
Owing to its large geographical area, inaccessible terrains and the district headquarters Aalo being far from these four circles, the state assembly gave its nod to the creation of the new district, he said.
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