The unique bamboo gate entrance of the newly constructed full-fledged airport of Itanagar, capital of Arunachal Pradesh is getting limelight all over the world as it represents the Hornbill bird and love for bamboo among the tribals.
This Bamboo gate depicts Hornbill a state bird of Arunachal Pradesh. Designed by local architecture, Aroty Panyang, the gate will welcome people entering the state through Donyi Polo airport.
Built on an area of 2500sq.feet with bamboo and cane, the 23 feet-high and 82 feet wide structure has been constructed to allow unhindered movement of heavy vehicles and airport traffic.
Khandu also appreciated the efforts of the 15 artisans who helped and supported Aroty Panyang in making the gate. He said that the design of the welcome gate is inspiring and symbolizes our deep connection with tribal culture.
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