Here’s how Bomja became one of the richest villages in India


Every household in Bomja village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district became rich overnight, thanks to the payment released by the India’s Ministry of Defence toward acquisition of their land for the Army. Cheques worth Rs 40.8 crore were issued to 31 families of Bomja village as compensation for acquiring a little over 200 acres of land, the Hindu reported. The highest amount paid to a family was Rs 6.73 crore. About 29 families were given more than Rs 1.09 crores and one family was issued more than Rs 2 crores. A small ceremony was held on Wednesday where the cheques…

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