18Nov/16

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 Kalakshetra is also a major tourist spot in Guwahati. Built in the 1990s, the artistic excellence of Assam and rest

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14May/16

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 representing almost 113 species of animals and birds from around the world. The best way for a tour around the

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28Mar/16

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 decorated in ancient style. Ganeshji, the acclaimed remover of obstacles, graces the entrance of the temple complex. The Temple of

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21Jan/16

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 in Northeast India. The lake is 12.5 km long and 3.9 km wide, with a 35.4 km shoreline. The catchment of the lake has ravines, slopes

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11Dec/15

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 to history, Welsh Christian teachers came to Mawlynnong in the nineteenth century from Bangladesh and from that point forward,

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