Category: Assam

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Bihu

Everyone talks about Bihu – then and now. Everyone says it was better “then”, than “now”. I beg to differ. For me all the Bihu celebrations have something special to offer. So what, if...

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The cuckoos are here

Kopou (in Assamese) or Foxtail Orchid Today, I heard the first cuckoo song of the year. Yes, the coo of a cuckoo is like a melodious song to me, filled with deep emotions! I...

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Dr Bhupen Hazarika lives on…

Dr Bhupen Hazarika A life, led with the highest degree of simplicity — the pain, ups and downs of personal life, expressed in effortless melodies, the man, the legend who touched everyone’s heart with...

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Magh Bihu Bhogali

I am writing this blog with a smile on my face. I hope everyone who reads this blog feels the same joy while reliving the moments I am going to share here. I felt...

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One of My All Time Favourite Poems “সাগৰ দেখিছা ?”

সাগৰ দেখিছা ? – দেৱকান্ত বৰুৱা সাগৰ দেখিছা? দেখা নাই কেতিয়াও? ময়ো দেখা নাই, শুনিছোঁ তথাপি, নীলিম সলিলৰাশি বাধাহীন উৰ্ম্মিমালা আছে দূৰ দিগন্ত বিয়াপি | মোৰ ই অন্তৰ খনি সাগৰৰ দৰে নীলা, বেদনাৰে –...

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Bihu is Bihu

  Today, we celebrate Bihu in our own little ways, feeling equally excited every time. Although the first thing we all would like to do on Bihu is to be at our parental home...

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Bihu is Bihu

Khanapara Bihu Function “08 Everyone talks about Bihu – then and now. Everyone says it was better “then”, than “now”. I beg to differ. For me all the Bihu celebrations have something special to...

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Celebrating Prosperity – Bhugali Bihu

Magh Bihu Delicacies Winter is almost over in India. However, to bid a formal goodbye to the winter season, India celebrates a day that usually falls on the 13th day of January. This day...

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Terror and India – When Enough Is Enough

A Still from Ganeshguri (Guwahati, Assam) Blast on October 30, 2008. Now, what next? Do we wait to cry and remorse over another attack or do we actually do something to stop this? Last...