GATEWAY OF ASSAM, GUWAHATI, ASSAM!

After the treaty of Yandabo in 1926 when the Burmese invaders had been evicted from Assam. The British incorporated Assam in their empire in India. Assam now becomes part of Bengal Presidency and a commissioner for Assam division was located at Guwahati. After that there was a growing demand for Assam being made a separate…

SUKRESWAR TEMPLE, GUWAHATI, ASSAM!

Sukreswar temple is one of the most sought after temples of India which is located in the state of Assam. Individuals from the whole way across the nation come here to visit the sanctuary which is committed to Lord Shiva. In Assam this temple is situated on Itakhulli Hill or Sukreswar Hill in Guwahati. It…

SADU CHIRU FALL OF MANIPUR!

Sadu Chiru Fall is more popularly known as Leimaram Fall because of its closeness to Leimaram in the Bishnupur District of Manipur. But the certified name for the waterfall is Sadu Chiru. The local name is derived from the Sadhu Chiru Hills, after which the village is also named after. The waterfall was manually enlarged…

ASSAM STATE MUSEUM

Assam State Museum in Guwahati is one of the greatest multipurpose historical centers in the entire northeast showing the iconography, numismatics, epigraphy and archaeology in Assam. It is arranged in the heart of the Guwahati city at the southern end of Dighalipukhuri. The gallery shows a substantial gathering from the memorable and ancient time and…

SRIMANTA SANKARDEV KALAKSHETRA, ASSAM!

Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra commonly Kalakshetra is a cultural institution in the Panjabari area of Guwahati, Assam, named after the medieval poet-playwright and reformer Srimanta Sankardev. It includes a cultural museum, library and various facilities for preserving, demonstrating and performing cultural items, besides a children’s park. In addition to being Northeast India’s largest cultural congregation, the…

ASSAM STATE ZOO CUM BOTANICAL GARDEN, GUWAHATI!

The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden (popularly known as Guwahati Zoo) is the largest of its kind in the North East region and it is spread across 432 acre (175 hectare). The zoo is located within the Hengrabari Reserved Forest at Guwahati, India. The zoo is home to about 895 animals, birds and reptiles…

PURVA TIRUPATI SRI BALAJI TEMPLE, GUWAHATI!

Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Temple, located in Betkuchi, Guwahati, spreads this divine message to all. The Complex, located on two acres of prime land, has a clean environment. A gentle breeze wafts across the lawns surrounded by blooming coconut and Ashoka trees, flowers, plantains & bougainvilleas. The door of the entrance to the Complex is…

SONBIL: THE LARGEST WETLAND IN NORTHEAST!

Sonbil is a village in Ramkrishna Nagar block of Karimganj district of Assam state. Sonbil is a remote village approx 40 KM from Kariamganj the district town of Karimganj District and approx 10 KM from Ramkrishna Nagar town.Sonbil is popularly known for its Sonbil Haor, the second largest wetland in Aisa and the largest wetland…

THE 100 YEARS OLD CHURCH OF MAWLYNNONG, MEGHALAYA!

Khasis in Mawlynnong are devout Christians. Encompassed by orange and palm trees, stands a 100-year-old church in the town called ‘Church of the Epiphany’. Tight stone ways with plants bearing orange blossoms contact the Congregation, which is a high contrast structure oozing an old-world appeal. There are no houses that transcend the Congregation tower. According…

BALANCING ROCK OF MAWLYNNONG, MEGHALAYA!

Mawlynnong or ‘Gods own garden’ peruses a basic metal board on the edge of a bend as we drive through serpentine streets of East Khasi slopes. Up and down my drive, wonderfully laid sweepers made out from a privately developed delicate grass and some glad countenances conveying this heap on their backs can be spotted….