What are the cultural heritage of Assam?
Assam is the meeting ground of diverse cultures. The people of the enchanting state of Assam are an intermixture of various racial stocks such as Mongoloid, Indo-Burmese, Indo-Iranian and Aryan. The Assamese culture is a rich and exotic tapestry of all these races evolved through a long assimilative process.
What are the historical factors of Assam?
The period of Ahom rule is a glorious chapter in the history of Assam. The Ahom dynasty was established by Sukaphaa, a Shan prince of Mong Mao who came to Assam after crossing the Patkai Mountains. It is between 13th and 19th century that several tribal communities also came into the historical forefront of Assam.
Which are the two heritage sites in Assam?
Popular Heritage Tourism Attractions in Assam
- Rock Cut Caves.
- Da Parbatia.
- Kolia Bhomora Setu.
- Barbarua Maidam.
- Bahikhowa Maidam.
- Kachari Fort.
- Martyrs’ Tomb.
What do you mean by cultural heritage?
Cultural heritage includes artefacts, monuments, a group of buildings and sites, museums that have a diversity of values including symbolic, historic, artistic, aesthetic, ethnological or anthropological, scientific and social significance.
Who was the first historical king of Assam?
Siu-ka-pha was the first Ahom king in Assam. The Ahoms were given stiff resistance by the Kacharis who dominated eastern Assam.
Which one of the following was the earliest historical dynasty of Assam?
Kamarupa or also called as Pragjyotisha or Pragjyotisha-Kamarupa was the first kingdom of Assam. Three dynasties ruled from 350 CE to 1140 CE.
Which city is known as historical city of Assam?
|Guwahati Guvahati (medieval) Gauhati (anglicised)|
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What is historical and cultural heritage?
Historic heritage are places of significance to people on account of historical, physical (ie, technological, archaeological, architectural) and cultural values. Historic heritage is often referred to as cultural and historic heritage or simply ‘historic places’.
Who is the father of Assam history?
Bhattadeva (1558–1638)(অসমীয়া: বৈকুণ্ঠনাথ ভাগৱত ভট্টাচাৰ্য), (Baikunthanatha Bhagavata Bhattacharya) is acknowledged as the father of Assamese prose.
What was the ancient name of Assam?
In the ancient Sanskrit literature both the names ‘Pragjyotisha’ and ‘Kamrupa’ were used as designation for ancient Assam.
What is the ancient name of Assam?
In the ancient Sanskrit literature both the names ‘Pragjyotisha’ and ‘Kamrupa’ were used as designation for ancient Assam. Its antiquity can be established from the fact that it has been mentioned in the two great epics- The Mahabharata and the Ramayana and also in the Puranas.