Monpa Handmade Paper
- It is a 1000-year-old heritage art of Arunachal Pradesh.
- The art of making handmade paper originated among the Monpas over 1000 years ago.
- Gradually this art became an integral part of local custom and culture of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.
- The Monpa handmade paper is made from the bark of a local tree called ‘Shugu Sheng’, which has medicinal values too.
Source : PIB