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National seminar at Darrang College

Darrang College, a premier institution of higher education in the northern Assam, is organising a two-day national seminar on "Sustainable Growth of Eco-tourism in North-East India with special reference to Tezpur" on February 2, 2008 at the college premises.

Organised by the Department of Commerce and sponsored by the University Grant Commission (UGC), the sub-themes of the workshop will be community-based eco-tourism, eco-conservation of nature, eco-friendly destination planning and marketing, environmental impacts, prospects of rural tourism in Assam, eco-tourism and economic benefits, management problems of eco-tourism etc.

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Gkd619's picture

Mr. Kausik Hazarika nice collection........ keep going
Jeffrey Sweet's picture

I was very interested to read the history of your college because the italian gentleman Mr. Duchi who sold his bungalow to the college was my grandfather. My family and I are planning to visit Tezpur next March to see where my mother grew up. I wonder if you can tell me if the bungalow still exists and if so,what is the address. Yours Sincerely, Jeff Sweet. (U.K.)
aloke chakravartty's picture

I want to know about Balinarayan who was made the king of Darrang by Ahom King. He was a Barendra Brahmin. I have proof that he was powerful and was shivaet. As I have found out that last raja(10th) of Darrang was Samudranarayan. I would like to know what happened to his family after East India Company illegally annexed Darrang along with Assam in 1826. I want to know the mane of his sons. As some one said that his son was taken to Phulbari and later to Bogra now in Bangladesh and was given 12 villages. He was declared a fugitive by British when he tried to organize revolt against the British. I shall be grateful if your history department could give some authentic account of the facts. It appears that almost nothing has been written about this aggressive family. The reason is I am deeply connected to Darrang but can not establish it for one missing link i.e name of the son of samudranarayan and his grand son. aloke chakravartty
Dr Aloke Chakravarty's picture

I want to solve a mystery about the later rajas of Darrang. With Balinarayana started the rule of Brahmin kings in Darrang that ended in 1826 with the expedition of British. I want some facts on it if possible.


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