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INFORMATION ABOUT DIMAPUR
The ancient capital of 13th century Kachari rulers, Dimapur in Nagaland is an importanat commercial town of Nagaland in extreme North East India. Dimapur is an axis around which the economic and developmental activities of the district are centred. The town is named after the Dimasa river, that irrigates it. Dimapur in Nagaland is one of the fastest growing townships in the North-Eastern region of India. The town is also a gateway to Nagaland and Manipur. It is a major railhead and the only airport in Nagaland and is also well connected with the neighbouring states of Manipur, Tripura and Mizoram by National Highway 39. Dimapur town is distinct in its character where all the different communities have congregated into a mini India.
The ruins of Medieval Kachari Kingdom The ancient Kachari capital Dimapur is one of the major sites of megalithic culture. Most of the ruins seems to be the associated with the Kachari civilisation, established before the Abom invasion in the 13th century A.D. You may find evidence of a touch of Hindu influence on most of them, though these are predominantly non-Aryan, with detailed rituals and the cult of fertility. Apart from the Monolith, the ancient Kachari capital Dimapur portrays other ruins of temples, embankment and tanks. The entrance gateway has been intricately executed and is preserved well till the present time. The blocks of stone and brick pieces with various designs are found scattered here.
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