Chin Hills


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Chin Hills

(tʃɪn)
pl n
(Placename) a mountainous region of W Myanmar; part of the Arakan Yoma system. Highest peak: Mount Victoria, 3053 m (10 075 ft)
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It fought the Japanese in the Chin Hills of Northern Burma, where Roland began writing his "Chin Hill Rants" poetry, and on the plains of Imphal.
The president of the state Congress unit, Takam Sanjoy, said that Arunachal Pradesh being a predominately tribal state and protected by constitutional safeguards such as the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 (ILP) and the Chin Hills Regulation, 1896, cannot be equated with Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, New Delhi and Uttarakhand, which have decided to adopt the TRP policy.
The gayal, synonymous with mithan or mithun, is a unique bovine species which has a limited geographical distribution from east Bhutan through the Arunachal Pradesh in India to the Naga and Chin hills in the Arakan Yomarange that defines the borders between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar (Mason, 1988; Payne and Hodges, 1997).