Karbi Anglong – An enchanting hill district of Assam

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti 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 rain forests and flat plains with three-fourth of the area being covered by forests. I got the opportunity to visit Karbi Anglong a few years back. I… Read More Karbi Anglong – An enchanting hill district of Assam

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Tripura: A land of many Splendors

Bhudeb Chakrabarti 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… Read More Tripura: A land of many Splendors

Sikkim – The Land of Kanchenjunga – Part 1

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti 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… Read More Sikkim – The Land of Kanchenjunga – Part 1