Timung are one of the sub-clans (locally called Kur) from Tungjang Clan of Karbi community.They mainly live in Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong and other parts of Northeast India.
Karbi Anglong district is one of the 34 administrative districts of Assam in India. Diphu is the administrative headquarter of the district. The district is administered by Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council according to the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India.
The Karbis, mentioned as the Mikir are one of the major ethnic communities in Northeast India mostly concentrated in the hill district of Karbi Anglong of Assam.
Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the Indian state of Assam. The constituency consists of three autonomous districts namely Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong district.
Dongkamukam is a town and a town area committee in West Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam, India.
This article discusses the geological origin, geomorphic characteristics, and climate of the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Extending from 89° 42′ E to 96° E longitude and 24° 8′ N to 28° 2′ N latitude, it has an area of 78,438 km2, similar to that of Ireland or Austria.
The Karbi language is spoken by the Karbi people of Northeastern India.
Tiwa is an ethnic group mainly inhabiting the states of Assam and Meghalaya in northeastern India. They are also found in some areas of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland. They are recognized as a Scheduled tribe within the State of Assam. They were known as Lalungs in the Assamese Buranjis and in Colonial literature and in the Constitution of India, though members of the group prefer to call themselves Tiwa. Some of their neighbours still call them Lalung.
Karbi may refer to:
United People's Democratic Solidarity was formed in March 1999 with the merger of two terrorist outfits in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, the Karbi National Volunteers (KNV) and Karbi People's Front (KPF).
Karbi Anglong Baptist Convention (KABC) is a Baptist Christian denomination based in Assam, India. It is affiliated to the Council of Baptist Churches in Northeast India and the Baptist World Alliance. KABC has 37,515 baptised members in 338 churches.
Karbi Youth Festival is an annual festival celebrated by the Karbi People living in East and West Karbi Anglong district and other districts in the Northeast Indian state of Assam, with occasional participation from other tribes and states of Northeastern India. It is considered the oldest ethnic festival in India. It is organised by Karbi Cultural Society (KCS). It is locally known as Karbi Riso-Nimso Rong Aje.
The West Karbi Anglong district is a district formed out of the existing Donka circle of Karbi Anglong district of Assam in 2016. Hamren is the headquarter of the newly formed district. The district is part of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council and administered according to the provisions of Sixth Scheduled of the Indian Constitution.
Bokajan Assembly constituency is one of the 126 constituencies of the Assam Legislative Assembly in India. Bokajan forms a part of the Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. This seat is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST).
Diphu Assembly constituency is one of the 126 constituencies of the Assam Legislative Assembly in India. Diphu forms a part of the Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. This seat is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST).
Baithalangso Assembly constituency is one of the 126 constituencies of the Assam Legislative Assembly in India. Baithalangso is in West Karbi Anglong district of Assam and forms a part of the Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. This seat is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST).
Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) is an autonomous district council in the state of Assam, India for development and protection of tribals living in area namely Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong district. The council is constituted under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India and administratively functions under the Government of Assam. It was formed with the name Karbi Anglong District Council on 17 November 1951. Later changed to Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council on 23 June 1952, which is now celebrated as its foundation day. After Signing of M.O.U. between Government of India, Government of Assam and United People's Democratic Solidarity, it was renamed to Karbi Anglong Autonomous Territorial Council. It has administrative functions over two district, Karbi Anglong district and West Karbi Anglong district. Its headquarters is in Diphu, Karbi Anglong district. The total area of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council is 10,434 sq. km having a population of 961,275 as of 2011.
Eastern Karbi Anglong College, established in 1997, is a major and general degree college situated in Sarihajan, Karbi Anglong district, Assam. This college is affiliated with the Assam University.
The Diju River is a sub- tributary of the Brahmaputra River in the Indian state of Assam.
Dhaneswar Engti is a poet-author from the Indian State of Assam promoting the use of the endangered Karbi language spoken by the Karbi people of Northeastern India. Engti has authored 19 books and written around 100 songs in the Karbi language. He has also served as the Joint Secretary of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council. In the year 2022, Govt. of India conferred on him the Padma Shri award for his work towards the preservation and advancement of indigenous languages.
KASA Stadium or Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium at Diphu, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India. It is used mainly for football and athletic games. The stadium has capacity of 9000 spectators. The inaugural friendly football match was held here between the reigning Champions of Assam State Premier League and home team, Karbi Anglong Morning Star Football Club and the Asaduzzaman FC, Bangladesh.