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Managing Trustee Centre for Koch Rajbnashi Studies and Development, Guwahati

The Case of Hasha: Why Koches are son of the soil

Jajang Kama Koch Present day Rajbanshis of Bengal and Koch-Rajbanshis of Assam are originally Koch. This claim can be affirmed through several evidences, scattered throughout the linguistic, cultural and other social practices. As such, requiring a critical evaluation and closer … Continue reading

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The Future’s in the Past: The Koches and the Worship of Hira Devi

Anuj Choudhury The Koches are generally theist of pluralist deities. They worship nature with profound devotion. Their deities are known as wai (God or Goddess) according to their Koch language. Religion and belief system of the Koches can be broadly … Continue reading

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Sumi Pegu’s dream-like yarn

Rini Barman Every winter Sumi Pegu, a fifty year old Mising woman runs the single ply yarn into exquisite horizontal patterns. A narrow paddy field in Gohpur’s Mising-gaon (about 230 kms from Guwahati in Sonitpur District, Assam) leads me to … Continue reading

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Meghalaya Daughter Harolyne Koch Shadap wins the Miss Koch International title 2018

Guwahati: Harolyne Koch Shadap from Meghalaya, India was crowned as the Miss Koch International(MKI) 2018 in the mega final of the event  which was held on 15th December in Dhulabari, Nepal. The moment was witnessed by hundreds of people from … Continue reading

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স্বপ্না বৰ্মণ-এটি আভাস

নীলিম অনুৰাগ স্বপ্না বৰ্মণ ৰাতিটোৰে ভিতৰতে হৈ পৰিল এটি চিনাকি নাম৷ কালি এছিয়ান গেমছৰ হেপ্টাথলন প্ৰতিযোগিতাত সোণ জয় কৰি দেশৰ নয়নৰ মণি হৈ পৰা স্বপ্নাৰ জীৱন সংগ্ৰামৰ বিষয়ে বহুতেই নাজানে৷ পশ্চিমবঙ্গৰ জলপাইগুড়ি চহৰৰ পৰা প্ৰায় ১০ কিলোমিটাৰ নিলগৰ ঘোষপাৰাত ঘৰ … Continue reading

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