A North/ South Indian Should Never Set a Foot in the North-East! This is why:

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Whether you be in Lucknow or Nellore, Satara or Howrah, you are in the real India- the North and the South. With their own distinct flavours and languages, these are the two true regions of India that you should care about. But what is this North-East that some people boast about. Should you even care about it?

North-East India is something that you can totally ignore, and why, I will tell you that:

1. All the mountains are in North India, are there even hills in the North-East!

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Goecha La, Sikkim
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Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
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Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim

2. The rest of India is all about culture, what would the people in North-East know about it?

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Bihu Festivity, Assam | Creedits: Wikipedia
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Manipuri Dance depicting Krishna's tale, Manipur |Credits: Wikipedia
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Rengma Tribe Couple, Nagaland
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Zeliangrong Tribe, Manipur

3. The people are primitive, how will we even talk to them!

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State-Wise Literacy Rate in India in 2011 | Source: Wikipedia
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School girls in Mizoram | Credits: Wikipedia

4. There are no natural wonders good enough to visit the North-East

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Double Decker Living Root Bridges, Cherrrapunji, Meghalaya
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Mawsmai Caves, Meghalaya | Credits: Wikipedia
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Floating Islands, Loktak Lake, Manipur | Credits: Wikipedia
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Parsuram Kund, Arunachal Pradesh
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Clear Water River, Dawki, Meghalaya

5. The wildlife is all the same, naah doesn't drive me enough...

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Red Panda, the state animal of Sikkim
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Foxtail Orchid, the state flower of Assam | Credits: Wikipedia
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One-horned rhinoceros, Kaziranga, Assam
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Pitcher Plant, Mawlynnong, Meghalaya | Credits: Wikipedia

6. Trekking isn't even a thing in North-East, why do I even need to look beyond Himachal!

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Dzukou Valley Trek, Nagaland
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Goecha La Trek, Sikkim | Credits: Wikipedia

7. North-East isn't a place for sports lovers

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Bhaichung Bhutia, top Indian footballer | Credits: Wikipedia
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Girls into Sports, Mizoram | Credits: Wikipedia
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Mary Kom, Olympics Boxing Bronze Medalist | Credits: Wikimedia

8. For someone who loves to travel for music, North-East has a pretty dull scene, isn't it?

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NH7 Weekender, Shillong, Meghalaya | Credits: wikipedia
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Ziro Music Festival, Arunachal Pradesh | Credits: Pranab Doley

9. I don't think I share the same food choices as those in the North-East

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Traditional Assamese Thali | Credits: Wikipedia
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Manipur Kitchen | Credits: Przemek Pietrak

10. It's dirty everywhere in India, there is no point travelling to another garbage filled place

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Mawlynnong, Asia's Cleanest Village, Meghalaya

10. India is not safe for women, it might be worse so far off in the country!

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Ima Market, a market run exclusively by women, Imphal, Manipur | Credits: Wikipedia

11. But there are no temples, monuments or historical marvel in the North-East

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Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati, Assam | Credits: Wikipedia
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Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala, Tripura | Credits: Wiki[pedia
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Unakoti, Kailashahar, Tripura | Credits: Wikipedia

12. North-East is a region marred by disputes and political tension

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India-Myanmar Land Border opens allowing people to travel in and out without permits | Source: Google

13. Whatever, it be, North-East lacks connectivity with the rest of India

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You understand the sarcasm, right? 

If this cannot convince you to to put North-East on your travel list, nothing else will. Experience a landscape full of beauty and surprise in the least explored part of India, and thank us later. 


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