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02Sep/20

SUKRESWAR TEMPLE, GUWAHATI, ASSAM!

Sukreswar temple is one of the most sought after temples of India which is located in the state of Assam. People from all across the country come here to visit the temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In Assam this temple is located on Itakhulli hill or Sukreswar hill in Guwahati. It too provides visitors with a beautiful view of the Brahmaputra River as the temple is located at the Southern bank of the

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16Apr/16

GATEWAY OF ASSAM, GUWAHATI, ASSAM!

As on 24th March 2015, I was at Gateway of Assam. A decade back, the 19th century that was built by the British on the banks of the Brahmaputra, started tilting and sinking. The structure was built in 1874 to welcome then viceroy of India Thomas George Baring, who arrived in the city by the river bank near Surkeshwar ghat. He was also known as Lord Northbrook. It was at this spot from where Gandhi’s

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01Apr/16

ASSAM STATE MUSEUM, GUWAHATI

As on 24th March 2015, I was at Assam State Museum, Guwahati. The Assam State Museum is located in the southern end of Dighali Pukhuri tank which is in the heart of Guwahati city, Assam. The Museum was established by the Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti (Assam Research Society) in 1940. In the year 1953, it was taken over by the State Govt. The Assam State Museum in an imposing colonial-era building, this museum has a large

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12Mar/16

SRIMANTA SANKARDEVA KALAKSHETRA, GUWAHATI!

As on 24th March 2015, I was at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati, Assam. 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

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