Bomja Village in Arunachal Pradesh Becomes One of The Richest Villages in Asia as Each Family Becomes a Crorepati
Guwahati, Feb 8: Bomja, a village in Arunachal Pradesh, has become one of the richest villages of Asia after the Ministry of Defence released crores towards it. The Ministry released Rs 40,80,38,400 towards land acquisition in Bomja village.
The Defence Ministry paid the amount to 31 households in Bomja village as payment towards acquisition of 200.056 acres of land. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu felicitated the beneficiaries.
Out of the 31 household, 29 received a land compensation of Rs 1,09,03,813.37 each, while there was one family which received Rs 2,44,97,886.79, and another that received a whopping Rs 6,73,29,925.48. With this, every family in Bomja village has become a crorepati family.
The land has been acquired by Indian Army for housing Key Location Plan Units of Tawang Garrison. Khandu said that more such compensation in lieu of land acquisition by the Indian Army are under process and that the central government is working on the same.
The richest village of India is Madhapur in Gujarat’s Kutch.