Guwahati is the capital of Assam. All states in the North East are connected to the rest of the country through Guwahati and is the
commercial centre of North East with all major companies having
regional offices in the city. Guwahati is biggest centre of education in
North East. I.I.T., University of Guwahati, Guwahati Medical College,
Assam Engineering College, Cotton College, College of Veterinary
Science, etc. are important centres of learning.
Guwahati is situated on the south bank of river Brahmaputra with
beautiful green hills surrounding it.
Shaktipeeth Kamakhya attracts devotees from all over India. Large
number of devotees converge on this holy place during Ambubashi and
Manasha Puja. Sukreswar, Navagraha, Umananda, Poorva Tirupathi
are other important temples. The hermitage of Rishi Basistha is located
in the southern part of Guwahati.
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