Karbi Anglong – An enchanting hill district of Assam

Karbi Anglong, meaning Hills of Karbi people is one of the two autonomous hills districts of Assam. It has a blend of thickly forested hills, dense tropical rainforests and flat plains with three-fourths of the area being covered by forests. I got the opportunity to visit Karbi Anglong a few years back. I was lucky to
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Unakoti – One less than a crore Unakoti, the word means ‘one less than a crore’. This is the name of a place located deep inside a coolly shaded forest, about 180 kilometres northeast of Agartala. An archaeological wonder known for the largest Bas-relief sculpture in India, Unakoti is supposed to have the carvings and statues of
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Continuing from the narration of my travel to South and East Sikkim in Part I , here I describe my journey through West and North Sikkim. West Sikkim Rangeet a spectacular river of silvery swirling waters with its source in a glacier of Lower Kanchenjunga Range in West Sikkim is fed by the melting snow and abundant
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Sikkim, the enchanting Mountain State in the Eastern Himalayas, is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty. The land of the sacred Kanchenjunga borders Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. Kanchenjunga Mountain, the third highest mountain in the world, is sacred to the people of Sikkim. There are five peaks towering the sky, known as the ’Five
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By Bhudeb Chakrabarti Nagaland, well-known for its natural beauty and breath-taking pristine natural forests is also known for its warm and hospitable people. In December 1968, I was posted in Pfutsero in Kohima District of Nagaland, as Second-in-Command of a CRPF Battalion. The Battalion was deployed to aid the Government of Nagaland in maintaining Law and
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Manipuri Dance – One of the eight Indian Classical Dance Styles Manipuri dance, from the ancient land of Manipur, is one of the eight and the finest Indian classical dance styles. As the legend goes, Lord Shiva, the great connoisseur of the cosmic dance of Lord Krishna, Radha and the Gopis, ensured that no one
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