Q. 165.0( 3 Votes )

Why is air transport more popular in the North Eastern part of the country? Give three reasons.

Answer :

Air transport is more popular in North- Eastern India because-

(a) Big and wide rivers are present there, due to which rail or road bridges are difficult and costly to construct. These rivers also get flooded frequently, due to which surface communication links are damaged.

(b) This area are dissected relief features, preventing durable construction of rail and road links.

(c) Dense forests in this region create many difficulties in the construction of railway lines and roads.

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