What Does the Author Say About the Importance of Guwahati ? Is the Statement True in Our Time Today Also ? - Memoirs of a Chota Sahib
The author John Rowntree gives a very brief and interesting statement of Gauhati,of his time. He describe Gauhati as a gateway of seven sisters or North-east states and also assam. According to him, it is a very beautiful and charming place situated on the South travelers passed through on their way between Calcutta and Shilong. At his time Gauhati was the headquarters of the kamrup district.
Yes, the statement is also true in our time today also, Because Gauhati is the gateway of Assam and the North-East is still relevant.