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Have you heard of a town called Tezpur in Assam? What do you know about it?

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Asked by Mitali Choudhury, 08 Sep '09 05:46 pm
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Tezpur in Assam is situated on the banks of river Brahmaputra, in Sonitpur district. Tezpur Assam has a significant place in history. Situated on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, Tezpur in Assam is a town of magnificent scenic beauty and outstanding archaeological ruins. Flourishing green valleys surrounded by hills of Arunachal Pradesh, with snow covered peaks of Himalaya as the northern backdrop, lavish tea gardens and magnificent archeological ruins have all contributed to make Tezpur Assam a tourist's delight. It is the headquarters of Sonitpur district and is considered as one of the most beautiful towns of Assam.

Tezpur is just 180 km from Guwahati, the commercial capital of Assam. As Guwahati is well connected to all of India, Tezpur can be reached very easily from any part of India. There are numerous interesting destinations in & around Tezpur, which fascinates every traveler to Assam in North East India.

Tezpur leads to Bhalukpung 60 km ahead on the border of A ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 08 Sep '09 07:02 pm

 
  
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Its situated on the banks of Brahmputra. The name Tezpur is derived from the Sanskrit words 'Teza' (meaning blood) and 'Pura' (meaning town or city). Legend has it that the original name of this place was 'Sonitpur' ("sonit" in sanskrit also means blood!) but when the battle between Krishna's army and Banasura's army fought for the rescue of Aniruddha (who was the grandson of Lord Krishna, according to legend )] there was so much bloodshed that the whole place was stained in red. This led to the name of the place becoming Tezpur.
Source : Wikipedia
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 08 Sep '09 06:15 pm

 
  
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Yup me have heard about it and its hot and rockety chilli which has broken all world records.

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Answered by Saj Sierra, 10 Sep '09 02:14 am

 
  
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Yes, it is around 150kms from Guhati......Tezpur is some how related to kamaksha temple, near to tezpur one place is known as Bangarh once it is ruled by the King name BAAN.....he proposed to Devi Kamakshya for marriage and devi kamakshya told to king baan if you can construct the temple where we will perform our marrige in one night then i will marry......king baan tried his level best to complet, in the mean time , vishnu send one hen to may the sound, which represents morning......so by hearing the hen's sound , king baan stoped the work incompletly and killed the hen........one more is there, Anirudhha the grand son of Krishna married to USHA who was the daughter of king Baan......i don't know much more.... once i went there
Answered by pradeep mishra, 08 Sep '09 05:59 pm

 
  
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Suna he Mitali ,ek bhayanak jagah he jahan bigade logon ko kabu me laya jata he,aur ahan Alankrita apne ek dost ko leke jaane ke liye tumse recommend kart thi aur woh bagada insaan tumse khamoshi wali nurse ke liye recommend kar raha tha.Sirf Itni jaankari he mujhe.
Answered by Rachana, 08 Sep '09 05:57 pm

 
  
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This place Tezpur is situated at a close border of Assam & Arunachal prades. This hilli town has a airport & a lot of Bengalee people reside there.During 1962 Chinese aggression period China occupied entire Arunachal prades( at that time NEFA,North East Frontier Agency) & marched into Tezpur.There after Due to Russian intervention Jawaharlal Nehru settled the issue with China.
imphal of Manipur is very close to Tezpur.Other nearby town is Dibrugarh of Assam.
In this close Hillbelt there is a kind of Bird named JATINGA,they comit suicide putting themselvs into fire.
There is a research station of Indian TEA research Board.If you like to see the place you can avail Indian airlines flight to Tezpur from Kolkata via Gauhati/or Agartala.
Answered by Santiranjan Pal, 10 Sep '09 06:14 am

 
  
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Tezpur is a city and a municipal board in Sonitpur in the Indian state of Assam. It is an ancient town on the banks of the river Brahmaputra and is the largest of the north bank towns. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Sonitpur district of Assam.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 09 Sep '09 04:21 pm

 
  
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Yes,Its a old city.
Answered by Subhadra Banerjee, 09 Sep '09 04:17 pm

 
  
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It is the problem. those who know nothing about tezpur may now appear to be quite familiar with tezpur. the utility is that at least now they are, during the course of answering, come to know some thing about tezpur. I am refraining from flaunting my knowledge on tezpur.
Answered by soumyen sarkar, 09 Sep '09 02:48 pm

 
  
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Tezpur in Assam is situated on the banks of river Brahmaputra, in Sonitpur district. Tezpur Assam has a significant place in history. Situated on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, Tezpur in Assam is a town of magnificent scenic beauty and outstanding archaeological ruins. Flourishing green valleys surrounded by hills of Arunachal Pradesh, with snow covered peaks of Himalaya as the northern backdrop, lavish tea gardens and magnificent archeological ruins have all contributed to make Tezpur Assam a tourist's delight. It is the headquarters of Sonitpur district and is considered as one of the most beautiful towns of Assam.
it also has a refinery.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 08 Sep '09 05:57 pm

 
  
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