Top 15 Lesser Known Facts of North East India

Suwalkuchi The Silk City: Suwalkuchi is a village in Assam, known as the Manchester of India.

No Dowry: Dowry is a punishable offence now, but from the very beginning in the North East region.

Stone Bridge: With a single piece of rock, this stone bridge was built during the reign of Ahom King Rudra Singha.

Living of Aryans: It is a myth that only tribes reside in this region, but In  Northeast India, there are people who are Aryans.

Matriliny of Meghalaya: Where in one hand people are talking about feminism these days, In Meghalaya many tribes.

Mayong The Magical Place: Mayong is a village in Assam where black magic was practised before.

Ambubachi: Again one of the greatest fairs of North East, this is related to the fertility of the earth.

Tampul Paan: Tamul paan, known as beetle nut and leaf, is a sign of respect and eaten as a mouth freshener.

Rice Beer: Rice beer and saai mod are authentic and traditional alcohols made at home by the different.

Rice: Rice is the staple food of the people of the region.

Ima Keithel Women’s Market: As Meghalaya is a women-centric place, whether it is marriage or any other decision making.

The Warriors: We cherish the heroic moves of Shivaji and Rani lakshmibai but how many of us know about Lachit.

Asia’s First Refinery: The first oil refinery of Asia was established in Digboi, Assam, in 1901.

Sankardeva and Naamghar: Sankardeva was a great person who led the Vaishnavite Movement in Assam.

Celebration of Womanhood: In the whole North East region starting of the menstrual cycle is celebrated in a woman’s life.

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