North East India

Kanai Boroxi Boa Rock Inscription & Prithu: What Happened to Bakhtiyar Khalji after destruction of Nalanada

Nalanda needs no introduction. The ancient university met its end in 1200 when it was sacked and razed to the ground by Bakhtiyar Khalji, the conqueror of Bengal. But what does it have to do with the Kanai Boroxi Boa Inscription located in a nondescript place across the Brahmaputra from Guwahati that I just visited …

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Garbhanga Reserve Forest Trek: Best Nature Trail Near Guwahati

A trek or even a nature trail in Guwahati is not something people usually talk about. However, the fact is that Guwahati has many scattered hillocks and reserve forests. Even I was not very familiar with Garbhanga Reserve Forest, although I spent my school years in Guwahati. I did visit Basistha Ashram back then and …

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