“The uniqueness of northeast states of India lies in their cultures” – Seven Sister States

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Northeast tourism – reasons why you should definitely visit the seven sister states

Tourism in Northeast is on the rise, thanks to improved infrastructure and better air connectivity. Both domestic and foreign tourists are making their way into the northeast states to explore its beauty, and have an off-the-grid vacation. It is being estimated that tourist footfall in the northeast would grow by 10-12 percent in 2019. Northeast destinations in India include some of the most coveted places for a nature lover, with experiences that are out of the ordinary. Here are the top five reasons why the northeast is a paradise for travellers. […]

The uniqueness of northeast states of India lies in their cultures. Each state stands out in terms of its practices; not only that, there are multiple cultures within each state. For example, the state of Nagaland has 16 different tribes, each with one or more dialects The state of Tripura has about 19 tribes in total, and so on. If you really want an enriching travel experience, there is nothing better than the northeast of India. Its demography will stun you, and cultural diversity will make you realise the beauty of the great big nation of India. | To read the full article with photographs  (June 18, 2018), click here >>

Source: Arka Roy Chowdhury (Times of India Travel, 18 June 2018)
URL: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/destinations/northeast-tourism-reasons-why-you-should-definitely-visit-the-seven-sister-states/as64634582.cms
Date visited: 26 October 2021

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The Seven Sister States is a popular term for the contiguous states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura prior to inclusion of the state of Sikkim into the North Eastern Region of India. The sobriquet ‘Land of the Seven Sisters’ was coined to coincide with the inauguration of the new states in January 1972 by Jyoti Prasad Saikia, a journalist in Tripura, in the course of a radio talk show. He later compiled a book on the interdependence and commonness of the Seven Sister States. It has been primarily because of this publication that the nickname has caught on.

Source: Seven Sister States – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Address : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Sister_States
Date visited: 26 October 2021

“The Northeast has eight states, and three of them – Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland – were carved out of Assam after statehood movements.” – Hindustan Times (5 July 2017) | Read the full story >>

Learn more about India’s eight North Eastern states: The “Seven Sister States” & Sikkim

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Assam
  3. Manipur
  4. Meghalaya
  5. Mizoram
  6. Nagaland
  7. Tripura
  8. Sikkim
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