Monday, February 1, 2016

The statues of Bir Lachit Borphukan and his brave soldier

The 35-feet high statue of Bir Lachit Borphukan and 18-feet high statues of eight of his soldiers were unveiled on the Brahmaputra at Machkhowa, Guwahati, Assam by
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi on 31st Jan'16.
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Lachit Borphukan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lachit_Borphukan
Lachit Borphukan: Remembering The Ahom Hero On His Birthday http://swarajyamag.com/culture/lachit-borphukhan-remembering-the-ahom-hero-on-his-birthday/ by Ratnakar Sadasyula

Linking to: The Weekend in Black and White

24 comments:

magiceye said...

IMpressive work and a great tribute

Paresh Kale said...

Never knew abt him. tfs.

Arun Prasadh said...

nice capture

ArchanaC Kapoor said...

great tribute and fabulous capture... :-)

Cheers, Archana - www.drishti.co

Arti said...

Wonderful artistic tribute to the brave army men, great capture as always!

Indrani said...

Great capture.
A wiki link to the info about this would be helpful!

Mridula said...

I am sure it is a worthy addition to the city. And you captured it fabulously!

Ranjana's craft blog said...

I had seen individual statues...this is something different .

rupam sarma said...

@magiceye Thanks a lot :)

@Paresh Kale Oky, Glad you like the post. Thanks :)

@Arun Prasadh Thank you :)

@ArchanaC Kapoor Thank you :)

@Arti Thank you :)

@Indrani Thanks a lot :)

@Mridula Yes, Thank you :)

@Ranjana's craft blog Glad you like the pic, Thanks :)

Jens Hamn said...

Ooh impressive picture !!

eileeninmd said...

Hello, great reribute and statue! Great photo. Happy February, enjoy your new week!

purba chakraborty said...

The statue looks great. Perfect capture, Rupam :)

Yogi Saraswat said...

Effective shot with introduction Rupam.

Andy said...

makes us re-live the moment.. luckily they didnt adapt the usual style of statues we see. This one is great..

rupam sarma said...

@Jens Hamn Thanks a lot :)

@eileeninmd Thanks a lot :) Greetings

@ purba chakraborty Thank you :)

@Yogi Saraswat Thank you :)

@Andy Thanks a lot :)

Prasad Np said...

Read about him in Amar Chitra Katha and now on your blog.. thanks

Rajesh said...

Superb.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

nice clicks RUpam- they look good in B&W

joshi daniel said...

that is nice :)

Amit Agarwal said...

Nice!

Nisha said...

Great tribute! Never knew about them.

rupam sarma said...

@Prasad Np Thanks a lot :)

@Rajesh Thank you :)

@Shrinidhi Hande Thank you :)

@joshi daniel Thankx a lot :)

@Amit Agarwal Thank you :)

@Nisha Thanks a lot :)

Dragonstar said...

Fine photo of an excellent statue

rupam sarma said...

@Dragonstar Glad you like it. Thank you :)