Winter is the best time for Arunachal Pradesh to soak in the joy of festivals. Amid biting coldwave, the Nocte people in Tirap district celebrate Chalo Loku with much fanfare and excitement. The agriculture based event falls on November 25 where the colourful people makes it an occasion to participate in joy and merriment. 'Cha' means Paddy, 'Lo' means Season and 'Loku' which means festival.
According to the Indian Red data book published by the Botanical Survey of India, 10 per cent of the total flowering plants in the country are endangered. Of the 1500 endangered floral species, 800 were reported from North East India.