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Friday, December 23, 2022

Excursion Tour: Pobitora Wild Life Sanctuary

Excursion tour to Pobitora wild life Sanctuary and Guwahati for Class IX students.

Students visited

a) Shukreshwar temple, believed to be constructed in 1744 by Ahom king Pramatta Singha. It is located on Itakhuli hill. It has one of the largest Lingam of lord Shiva.


b) Kamakhya temple, located at Nilachal hills in Guwahati. It is one of the pithasthan of 51 pithas. This temple became identified by Mieccha dynasty and was followed by the Palas, the Koch, and the Ahoms. The main temple was built under the supervision of Chilarai.

c) Assam State Zoo cum botanical garden. It is the largest of its kind in the North East region. The zoo was established in the year 1957. This zoo has about 895 animals belonging to 113 different species around the world.

d) Basistha Temple: Lord Shiva is worshipped in this temple. The temple is located dates back to the Vedic age. According to the legend, this ashram was founded by the great saint Basistha. The temple was built by Ahom king Swargadeo Rajeswar Singha in Mid 18th century . Basistha river flows through the temple which is coming out from umterang of Ribhoi district of Meghalaya.

e) Regional science center, Guwahati: It is one of the units of the National council of science museums functioning under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. Of India.

f) Pobitora wildlife Sanctuary located in the Morigaon district of Assam. It was declared a wildlife Sanctuary in the year 1987 and covers 38.85 km square. It holds one of the largest Indian Rhinoceros (horn Rhino) populations in Assam. According to the data from 2018, there are now around 102 Rhinos. It is also home to over 375 species of birds and more than 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles. Other mammals are also found in this sanctuary.

g) Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC) is a project of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari and was established in the year 1933 in Guwahati. Its focus area is primarily on culture and spirituality as manifested in the region and how they r deeply intertwined with the ethos of the rest of the country.

h) Guwahati Planetarium is a center for astronomical education and research. Built in 1994, it is the only Planetarium in Assam and the North East region of India.

i) Shankardev Kalakshetra is a cultural institution named after the medieval poet-playwright and reformer Srimanta Sankardev. It was established on 9th November 1988. Has been conceived as a grand exposition of the life and culture of the people of Assam, of its diverse ethnic groups and subgroups. The society attempts to capture and convey the essence of Sri Sankardev, who preached the message of unity in diversity and the universal brotherhood of man.

The tour was for 4 days with full of knowledge gain and sharing.

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