Tlawng suspension bridge on the way to Reiek
Seen here is the Tlawng suspension bridge in Mizoram on the way to Reiek Tlang. This bridge is built on the Tlawng river near the Lungleng Hydro-Electric Project. The Lungleng Hydroelectric Project is located in Aizawl district of Mizoram which helps in utilization of the waters of the Tyao river. It generates power as a storage type development, harnessing a gross head of about 137 m. The diversion site is located at Latitude 23o 38' 13" N and Longitude 92o39'10" E. The dam site is approachable from Lungleng which is 25 km from Aizawl. The Tyao river is also known as Tlawng or Dhaleswari or Katakha which is a tributary of River Kaladan from Burma. It is an important, very useful and the longest river in the state of Mizoram. Tlawng River passes through the Aizawl District and it flanks the western side of Aizawl City. The capital state as well as the largest city of Mizoram is Aizawl; the center of all important government offices, state assembly house and civil secretariat.Aizawl is also the main religious and cultural centers of the Mizos, the ethnic tribe of Mizoram.The city lies just north of the Tropic of cancer and is located at 3715 feet from the sea level. A birds eye view of the city will sure catch the attention of the beholder. Some of the notable places once you get to Aizawl city are Mizoram State Museum, Durtlang Hills, Mini Zoo, Bara Bazar, Luangmual Handicarfts Centre and Berawtlang Tourist Complex. Apart from these tourist sites, the nearby tourist attractions are Bung, Paikhai, Tamdil lake, Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary, Kolasib, Vantawng waterfalls, Champhai, Phawngpui, Saiha and Lunglei. courtesy: http://mizoram.nic.in/more/aizawl.htm Mizoram is one of the Seven Sister States in North Eastern India, sharing borders with the states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur and with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Burma. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987. Its capital is Aizawl. Mizoram is located in the northeast of India. They are found in northwestern Myanmar, northeastern India and Bangladesh. Anthropologists classify them as Tibeto-Burman speaking member of the Mongoloid race. Mizoram is known as Scotland of the east. Since the state is blessed with natural beauty and is rich in flora, fauna surrounded by beautiful mountains, river's and landscape. This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... Reach us at wfi @ vsnl.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.