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Can we recreate Mawlynnong? | Inside Asia’s Cleanest Village

Mawlynnong, Meghalaya – God’s Own Garden (Asia’s Cleanest Village)

Chhanda Poetry in Nepali Folklore | A Shout-Out

This article is about a significant element of Nepali Culture which seems to be fading in the modern world. There is a significant lack of knowledge due to the seemingly unremarkable prevalence of the subject among the majority of the youth in Sikkim (as per the author’s personal study of people around him).

The Headhunters of North-East India | Infamous tales of the Konyak Tribe from Nagaland

They often attacked nearby villages of other tribes, chopping off heads of opposing warriors and bringing them home as trophies to hang in the Morong(a communal house). With the exception of these displays of violent behavior, the tribe members always used to and still, to this day, respect their traditions and other cultural practices, even though headhunting has ceased to be a part of the Konyak lifestyle.

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A Different Kind of Dasai

My grandmother remembers a different kind of dasai, She talks about old sunny skies, A time when the golden rays smiled upon her face, When the breeze spoke of the valiant goddess, When the earth rejoiced every Autumn, She remembers a different kind of dasai. My grandmother smiles wistfully at me, Her old, green eyes … Read moreA Different Kind of Dasai

Teesta – Rangeet | A Folklore

This folk story might be different than the one you have heard/read. It is a mere collection of all the folk stories about the two river spirts: Rongeet and Rongnyu.

Is it Bright Enough? | Based on Gorkhaland Agitation of 1986 (FICTION)

This work of fiction is based on the 1986 Gorkhaland Agitation led by the Gorkhaland National Democratic Front (GNLF) Supremo, The Mahamahim, The Raja of the Hills, Late Mr. Subhas Ghising in the enchanting land of thunderbolts, Dorje-ling or as we like to call in now, Darjeeling. The agitation took a violent turn in the mid ’86. This short story finds its setting in such a background of a local tea estate of the name Tukvar which constituted a fundamental population of GNLF supporters during this agitation,

Get Out Of The Smog- An Ultimate Guide To Touring in Sikkim

Whether you’re a digital nomad or just a travel enthusiast seeking for that perfect getaway, Sikkim has definitely got to be on your bucket list. This might sound like an exaggeration but trust me, travelling to Sikkim is like one of those classic Bollywood locations where you can picture yourself driving along the serpentine roads … Read moreGet Out Of The Smog- An Ultimate Guide To Touring in Sikkim

In Memory Of Rahul Rai- A Musical Genius

I was in seventh grade and I had very little knowledge about music. In fact, the only 500mb CD I possessed was burned with a hundred and fifty skater punk songs from artists such as Blink 182, Sum 41, Green Day and NOFX. I worshipped them and boom-boxed the entire colony on weekends with lyrics … Read moreIn Memory Of Rahul Rai- A Musical Genius

Kick – Off | Why is Football so prevalent in Sikkim?

The Himalayan foothills host a passionate group of people, lively and on the move at all times. One thing that an amazing number of North-Eastern people hold dear is the game of football, spending most of their evenings either playing or watching a game. The magnificence of Gangtok’s footballing arena cannot escape one’s eyes. Palzor … Read moreKick – Off | Why is Football so prevalent in Sikkim?