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Gogoi hails monarch model

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today invoked Siu-Ka-Pha, the first Ahom king, to spread the message of tolerance and unity. Gogoi said this while inaugurating the Chou Lung Siu-Ka-Pha Samanway Kshetra, a mega cultural project on the outskirts here. The area ... The Telegraph, 2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Assam's history, front to back

The statue of Ahom general Lachit Borphukan (front view from the city and rear view from the river) with soldiers and cannons, built over a concrete pedestal in the Brahmaputra near Machkhowa in Guwahati. Telegraph pictures Guwahati, Jan. 30: ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Chetia likened to patriot, to get award

Anup Chetia Jorhat, Jan. 5: The Ahom Royal Youth Federation, supported by the Gomodhar Konwar Smriti Surakshya Committee at Nakachari, has decided to give the first award instituted by them in memory of rebel Ahom prince Gomodhar Konwar to ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Anup Chetia's return a shot in the arm for Assam peace process  Bdnews24.com1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Rongpur fest captures Ahom capital's glory

A couple in royal attire at Rongpur festival in Sivasagar on Friday. Picture by Kongkon K. Bora Sivasagar, Dec. 18: Rongpur, the ancient capital of the Ahoms, has a number of monuments that bear testimony to its glorious past. These include the ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Book Review: The legend of Lachit, the Mughal slayer

The almost-unknown story of Lachit Borphukan, the Ahom warrior who stood up to the mighty Mughals, flows as smoothly as the Brahmaputra itself, with the author interspersing historical fact with a vivid Amar Chitra Katha-like narrative, says Amlan ...
 DNA India2 months ago

Archaeological Dept's apathy decried

JAMUGURIHAT, Dec 1 - Naduar is historically an important area, with many ancient and Ahom-era relics lying scattered, but these have not been properly looked after by the Archaeological Department, not to speak of proper preservation and beautification. The ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago

Ahom era arsenal to be turned into war museum

Pankaj Borthakur The Golaghar near the Rongpur Kareng Ghar at Joysagar in Sivasagar district; (right) three canons of the Ahom era preserved in the Kareng Ghar premises. Photo: Jorhat Correspondent SIVASAGAR, Dec 3 - In a move to preserve and ...
 Assam Tribune2 months ago

Matter of Symbols

Despite so much said on the matter, nobody seems moved. The once imposing figure of a monarch taming a rogue elephant was once upon a time the most prominent landmarks of Imphal city, but today it has been reduced to a caricature. For decades, the ...
 Kangla Online1 day ago

Koch royals to press for ST tag on Chilarai Diwas

Guwahati: For the first time, members of the royal family of the erstwhile Koch Rajbongshi kingdom will get together in the state on February 22, which is celebrated as Chilarai Diwas to honour the birth anniversary of Chilarai, the great Koch ...
 Times of India1 day ago
Outlook Traveller

Assam: The weaving village of Sualkuchi

With its centuries-old tradition of weaving, this tiny village on the banks of the Brahmaputra is known for its exquisite silk Mekhela chadars As we speed our way from Guwahati towards Sualkuchi, vivid images of colourful silk mekhela chadars ...
 Outlook Traveller4 days ago
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