In , the literary critic Hiren Gohain wrote an essay in the Economic and Political Weekly that set off a chain of responses from fellow Assamese academics. The essay, Cudgels of Chauvinism, was a scathing indictment of the anti-foreigner agitation that had erupted the previous year. Cut to Gohain, now 80, faces charges of sedition — for opposing the settlement in Assam of Hindu migrants from Bangladesh.
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The participants of international conference online organised by the Humanities and Social Sciences department of Assam down town University AdtU. The conference saw participation of 50 students and 30 teachers from Assam down town University along with seven invited guests and one special guest. In the plenary session, Prof. The paper presenters of each sub-theme highlighted their findings on the basis of both primary and secondary data. The extent of the pandemic and imposed lockdown in every sector ranging from education, health to employment was described by the researchers. The event served as a platform for discussions and debate among scholars, researchers and practitioners.
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Planning a Trip? Ask Your Question. Famously regarded as the gateway to North-East India, Guwahati is the largest city in the state of Assam. It is also the largest metropolis in the entire North-Eastern region of India, making it the most preferred staging point to other destinations in the region. Sandwiched by the river Brahmaputra on one side and the Shillong Plateau on the other, this city was formerly known as Pragjyotishpura.
Situated by the side of the Assam Trunk Road, it lies to the northeast of the Rangpur Palace, a seven-storied royal complex comprising the Talatal Ghar and the Kareng Ghar. Said to be one of the oldest surviving amphitheaters in Asia, the building was first constructed during the reign of Swargadeo Rudra Singha with bamboo and wood. The roof of the Rang Ghar is shaped like an inverted royal Ahom long boat. The base of the monument has a series of arched entrances, while atop the roof sits a decorative pair of carved stone crocodiles.