Short story(folk tale)- why Khasi people eat Betelnut(Tamol) in Meghalaya

If you are traveling in Meghalaya, you will find a lot of people eating betel nut & If you are in conversation with a khasi, you will definitely get an offer to eat betelnut behind which they have a very interesting story. Once upon a time, there were two friends. One was very rich and … Continue reading Short story(folk tale)- why Khasi people eat Betelnut(Tamol) in Meghalaya

Short story from Tripura , India

Tripura is one of the oldest princely states of India. It is said to be ruled continuously by 184 kings before merging into India. Tripura was one of the states which didn't join India union after independence and continued to be ruled by king Bir Bikram Kishore. Later during the same year of independence(1947), the … Continue reading Short story from Tripura , India

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Short story of Guru Nanak Lama in Arunachal pradesh, India

In around 1980, Sikh regiment was posted in this border village of India. Till late 1990, there was no road to connect this village from other parts of India, only means of transport was subsidized government chopper. So this area became accessible to travelers only a few years ago. But an interesting story tells that … Continue reading Short story of Guru Nanak Lama in Arunachal pradesh, India

Short story – Why small snakes are poisonous

While trekking to the 2nd highest peak of Assam( Borail range, Halflong ), I was warned not to touch a special plant. Because if I do, I will be itching all day or maybe I get some skin infection as well. On asking a local why is that plant so poisonous, a story came to my diary 😊 … Continue reading Short story – Why small snakes are poisonous

Short story of Nag temple, Arunachal, India

Once upon a time ( 1966 around ), Vertak(army force assigned for construction work ) was doing construction of Bhalakupung(border town Arunachal-Assam) and Tawang Highway. During the construction time, many snakes used to come on this hilltop and they were found drinking water from the stagnated water collection. One day one of the men involved … Continue reading Short story of Nag temple, Arunachal, India