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Bhairabkunda Festival from Jan 20

The 4th Bhairabkunda Tourism Festival will be held from January 20-23 at Bhairabkunda a beautiful picnic spot on the foothills of Indo-Bhutan border.

The three day programme will include cultural exchange programmes from BTC, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, seminars, exhibition-cum-sales by local self help groups, half marathon race from Udalguri to Bhairabkunda, inter district wrestling competition and host of other events. An executive committee meeting of the festival organising panel was held here on January 2 last which was chaired by Chairman Rihon Daimari, MLA of Udalguri LAC. It is to be mentioned that Bhairabkunda is just 20 KM from Udalguri town. Situated on India-Bhutan international border, Bhairabkunda is known as a picnic hot spot for its unmatched scenic beauty since long back. Thousands of nature loving people visit Bhairabkunda every year to share romantic moments with nature. Perhaps time itself dances in the tune of fast flowing roaring waves of Dhansiri river. People could also taste the hilly fishes of Dhansiri river. Walking along the streets of Daifam, a small Bhutan township is worth mentioning . One can easily experience the thrill of visiting a foreign country without passport or visas. Bhairabkunda now is a small town having many government offices.

A tourist lodge has also been constructed at Bhairabkunda for tourists. The festival  will be organised by Bhairabkunda Tourist Centre and it is sponsored by Tourism department of BTC.The festival organised with a purpose to put Bhairabkunda with its natural beauty on the tourism map of country has already caught attention of people who long for holidaying at a spacious and hygienic atmosphere in the lap of nature. A tourist lodge has also been constructed at Bhairabkunda for tourists. It may be noted that the first Bhairabkunda festival was held in March, 2005 where thousands of people from various places took part.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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