I was born in Bongaigaon, grew up and lived my entire childhood there. Bongaigaon is situated at a distance of 200 km west from Guwahati. It is an important place as the New Bongaigaon railway station is a major junction connecting the north east with the rest of India. The town is also well known for the Bongaigaon Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited(BRPL), which is the eighth largest refinery of Indian Oil. Like rest of Assam Bongaigaon aso, particularly the town suburbs is refreshingly green, surrounded by hills, rivers and streams. The town is also blessed with beautiful tea gardens at the outskirts. Our neighboring country Bhutan is pretty close to Bongaigaon. Every day, plenty of local buses run from Bongaigaon to Gelephu, a town in Bhutan. The places in and around Gekephu are very exotic and are favorite picnic destinations. It's also famous for oranges, and there are orange plantations all over.
Few days back, when I came across the below photograph I was totally amazed. Such an incredible location, such an amazing click. The picture is taken by Joy Deep at Oudubi village of Bongaigaon district. Joy had to climb a tall tree to capture the outstanding view at a spot where river Champa meets the mighty Brahmaputra.
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