Paltan Bazaar in Guwahati Assam

Busy street of Paltan bazaar in Guwahati Assam Guwahati, Pragjyotishpura and Durjoya in ancient Assam, and formerly known as Gauhati in modern era, is a metropolis,the largest city of Assam in India and ancient urban area in North East India. It is also the largest metropolitan area in north-eastern India. It is said to be the "Gateway" of the North East Region. Dispur, the capital of the Indian state of Assam is located within the city and is the seat of the Government of Assam. Guwahati formerly Prāgjyotishpura meaning City of Eastern Light and other view is Prāg meaning former or eastern and jyotish meaning a star, astrology, shining the numerically predominant caste of the province as well as its "enlightened and advanced community" . It was the capital of Ancient state of Kamarupa. The city has many ancient hindu temples located within the city. Kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Navagraha Temple, Sukreswar Temple, Basistha Temple, Lankeshwar Temple, Doul Govinda Temple, Dirgheshwari temple, Ugro Tara Temple, Rudreswar Temple, etc., are to be named a few. Thus, the city is also known as the "The City of Temples." The city is situated between the southern bank of the Brahmaputra river and the foothills of the Shillong plateau, with LGB International Airport to the west, and the town of Narengi to the east. The city is gradually being expanded as North Guwahati to the northern bank of the Brahmaputra. The Guwahati Municipal Corporation, the city's local government, administers an area of 216 km, while the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority, the planning and development administers an area of 340 km. This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... Reach us at wfi @ vsnl.com and admin@wildfilmsindia.com