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This is cheerful presentation shows the state of Assam and its Tea Plantations through the eyes of a class IX girl. A girl who was born in the tea plantations and spent her best growing up years in …

This is cheerful presentation shows the state of Assam and its Tea Plantations through the eyes of a class IX girl. A girl who was born in the tea plantations and spent her best growing up years in the midst of sun, rain, forest, fields, dogs, rivers, mountains and the lush greenery of Assam.


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  • 1. A S S A M By : Ruchi Pandya, Mt. Carmel High School, Ahmedabad.
  • 2. A MAGNIFICENT STATE OF THE NORTH – EAST INDIA
  • 3. H I S T O R Y THIS LAND WAS KNOWN AS “KAMARUPA” IN THE EARLY DAYS IT WAS ALSO KNOWN LATER AS “ PRAGJYOTISHPUR”
  • 4. H I S T O R Y THE “AHOMS” FROM MYANMAR RULED THE STATE IN THE 13 TH . CENTURY AND GAVE THE STATE ITS FIRST STABLE GOVERNMENT THE AHOM DYNASTY REACHED ITS PEAK DURING 1696-1714 DURING THE RULE OF KING RUDRA SINGH
  • 5. H I S T O R Y The Ahoms were strong and intelligent rulers. They travelled to the rest of India and brought in Priests from ujjain , Musicians from Lucknow and Historians from Patliputra to their courts.
  • 6. H I S T O R Y They built famous structures like The Shiv-Dol, Rang-Ghar, Kareng-Ghar, Talatal-Ghar and many Garh’s, which stand strong even today.
  • 7. H I S T O R Y They gave Titles to their Generals based on the number of soldiers they controlled. Leader of100 was called “Saikia”, and leader of 1000 was called “Hazarika”. These titles exist even today.
  • 8. THE ASSAMESE GIVE A LOT OF RESPECT TO THEIR GUESTS. TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS TO A PERSON THEY PRESENT A “GAMOSA” TO HIM. IT IS A HAND MADE COTTON TOWELET WHICH IS EMBROIDERED ON BOTH ENDS AND WORN AROUND THE NECK. CULTURE
  • 9. THEY WELCOME THEIR GUESTS WITH “TAMUL” AND “PAAN” THEY ALSO OFFER TEA AND “LAO PAANI”, WHICH IS RICE BEER, TO THEIR GUESTS. CULTURE “ SARAI”, WHICH IS PRONOUNCED AS “HARAI” IS ANOTHER GIFT TO HONOUR A PERSON
  • 10. CULTURE THE PEOPLE OF ASSAM CONSIST OF MANY TRIBES LIKE THE MIRIS MISINGS BODOS KARBIS FAKIALS CHUTIAS KALITAS AHOMS SINGPHOS AND MANY TEA TRIBES
  • 11. CULTURE THE LOCAL LANGUAGE OF ASSAM IS ASSAMESE. ITS ORIGIN IS IN SANSKRIT. THE FESTIVALS OF ASSAM ARE LINKED TO AGRICULTURE. THESE ARE CALLED “BIHU” AND ARE CELEBRATED AT DIFFERENT AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS IN JANUARY AND APRIL WITH MUSIC DANCE AND MERRY MAKING.
  • 12. A s s a m I s A b o u t . . . I t s P e o p l e
  • 13. Wild Life Rain.. Rain… And Your Cup of Tea !
  • 14. KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK Is a world heritage site and famous for its One Horned Rhino WI LDL I FE TOURISM
  • 15.
    • ASSAM IS VERY FAMOUS FOR THE ONE HORNED RHINO.
    • IT IS THE MAIN ATTRACTION OF THE TOURIST.
    • THEY ARE FOUND IN PLENTY IN THE KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK.
    • THEY ARE SO USED TO TOURISTS GAPING AT THEM THAT SOMETIMES THEY JUST STARE BACK AT YOU.
    • AT TIMES THEY HAVE EVEN RAMMED INTO TOURIST VEHICLES.
    WILD LIFE : TOURISM
  • 16.
    • LEOPARDS, BISONS, DEERS, WILD ELEPHANTS, THE HOLLOCK GIBBON AND BIRDS ARE ALSO FOUND IN ASSAM IN PLENTY.
    • PELICANS AND THE GREAT INDIAN ADJUTANT STORK ARE BEAUTIFUL BIRDS AND FOUND IN ASSAM.
    • ELEPHANT HERDS OF MORE THAN 100 ARE A COMMON SIGHT.
    WILD LIFE : TOURISM
  • 17.
    • DID YOU KNOW THAT THE ISLAND OF MAJULI IS THE LARGEST RIVER ISLSND IN THE WORLD?
    • DOES IT GIVE YOU AN IDEA ABOUT THE SIZE OF THE MIGHTY BRHMAPUTRA!
    • APART FROM THE NATURAL BEAUTY THE GOVERNMENT HAS ALSO STARTED MAKING MANY PARKS AND OTHER ENTERTAINING PLACES TO ATTRACT TOURISM.
    WILD LIFE : TOURISM
  • 18. WILD LIFE : TOURISM
    • AN ELEPHANT FESTIVAL IS HELD EACH YEAR AT KAZIRANGA IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.
    • MORE THAN 300 ELEPHANTS ARE GATHERED AT ONE PLACE.
    • THEY HAVE RACES AND PLAY FOOTBALL.
  • 19. DID YOU KNOW?
    • AN ELEPHANT CATCHER AND TRAINER IS KNOWN AS A PHANDI.
    • ASSAM BOASTS OF THE ONLY WOMAN “PHANDI” OF INDIA NAMED PARWATI BARUA WHO IS RECOGNISED THE WORLD OVER AS AN ELEPHANT EXPERT.
  • 20. THE RAIN FORESTS OF ASSAM ARE UNIQUE AND SPLENDROUS
  • 21. BAMBOO AND CANE ARE GIFTS OF THESE FORESTS
  • 22. C L I M A T E
    • THE CLIMATE OF ASSAM IS WET ALMOST THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
    • ANNUAL RAINFALL OF OVER 300 CM IS QUITE COMMON.
    • SOME AREAS DO SUFFER FROM DROUGHTS. THESE ARE CALLED THE RAIN SHADOW AREAS.
  • 23. T E A
    • ASSAM IS THE LARGEST TEA PRODUCING STATE OF INDIA.
    • ASSAM’S TEA IS WORLD FAMOUS FOR ITS STRENGTH AND FLAVOUR.
    • THERE ARE MORE THAN 300 LUSH GREEN TEA ESTATES IN ASSAM.
  • 24. T E A
    • TEA PLUCKERS WORK VERY HARD IN ALL
    • SORTS OF CLIMATE PLUCKING LEAVES FOR EIGHT HOURS A DAY.
    • LEAVES ARE COLLECTED IN BASKETS THAT HANG FROM THEIR HEADS WITH THE HELP OF A STRONG ROPE.
  • 25. T E A THE WORKERS OF TEA ESTATES ARE FROM ALL OVER INDIA AND NOW FORM AN ETHNIC GROUP CALLED THE TEA TRIBES.
  • 26. T E A TEA BUSHES CAN LIVE FOR . MORE THAN 100 YEARS .
  • 27. T E A TEA BUSHES ARE PRUNED SEVERELY . EVERY 3-4 YEARS .
  • 28. T E A TEA ESTATES HAVE THEIR OWN . JUNGLES .
  • 29. A DELICATE TEA "TWO LEAF AND A BUD"
  • 30. ASSAM IS FULL OF GARDENS
  • 31. FLOWERS BLOOM IN PLENTY
  • 32. RHINOS AT KAZIRANGA
  • 33. WILDERNESS
  • 34. SATRIYA DANCE
  • 35. M U S I C
  • 36.