Arunachal’s tryst with toy train

 ITANAGAR, March 2 – For the first time ever in North East region, the children of Arunachal Pradesh can now get joy rides on a toy train. It was inaugurated by the Governor, General (Retd) J J Singh recently.

Thanks to the initiative taken by the Governor, who teamed up with Tezpur-based GOC, 4 Corps in making the dream project come true at the tiny hamlet of Nyokum Lapang in Itanagar, which is yet to be connected by railway tracks.

Funded by NGO Muskan, the Rs 14-lakh project was executed by 4 Corps within a period of one year. The toy train-cum-children park has evoked tremendous interest among the tiny-tots, some of them had a joy ride on the train.