Friday, January 24, 2014

Republic Day celebrations in West Bengal

West Bengal the eastern state of India is bordered by Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and Assam. Having a great past and a prospective future this region is of strategic importance, at the same time sensitive due to its borders with many neighboring countries. It is well known for its indigenous cultural activities as well as its educational and cultural institutions hence many times referred as the cultural capital of India. This is a land of art, architecture, spirituality, poetry and a strong national feeling. Obviously events of national importance like republic day celebrations in West Bengal are observed with much devotion.
West Bengal was actively involved in the freedom struggle and it has given many popular freedom fighters like Subhash Chandra Bose, Chittaranjan Das, Khudi ram Bose and Rashbehari Bose. The freedom struggle achieved momentum from this state, which rapidly spread in the neighboring region. After independence this state was ruled by the leftists for many years and recently they loosed power to a newly formed political party. The state was facing threats earlier and even today it is facing many challenges. West Bengal has a great cultural past having deep roots in music, fine arts, literature, cinema and drama. One thing in common between these variations is the zest of celebrating incredible festivals throughout the year. Like the religious festivals national events like 26th January republic day are also celebrated with great enthusiasm. Comparatively this event in W Bengal can be listed as one of the vibrant republic day celebrations in India.

Kolkata the capital city becomes dynamic during Republic Day celebrations by arranging huge parades of armed forces, city police, and para-military forces at red road. Governor of the state unfurls the tricolor in a major function held at Indira Gandhi Sarani. This capital city which is the administrative head of the state organizes day long celebrations in which various awards like national bravery award are given. Tableaus specifying various incidents with the help of sceneries are the main attraction of the crowds. Sunderbans the world popular mangroves preserving unique wildlife of the marshes and a UNESCO world heritage site is one of the most favored destinations in W Bengal. Republic day in Sunderbans is celebrated energetically in its schools and other educational institutes.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Welcome to United-21 Resort Sunderbans

Sunderbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world with highest number of Bengal tigers in its tiger reserve. It is spread on a huge area and unevenly distributed boundaries between Bangladesh and West Bengal in India. Declared as the UNESCO world heritage site the Sunderbans National Park, Biosphere and Tiger reserve are the stunning attractions of the Sunderbans delta. The delta is formed by the confluence of three rivers Padma, Meghna and Brahmaputra. United-21 Sunderban resort located in the 24 Parganas district offers a distinguished experience to stay amidst the huge mangrove forests and face a close encounter with world’s most handsome predator the Royal Bengal tiger. United-21 resort Sunderban is the right place to reveal wildlife of the region.

United-21 Resort Sunderbans
United-21 Resort Sunderbans
This best resort in Sunderbans can be reached by air, rail, road as well as by boat since it is located near the confluence of the rivers. Dumdum is the nearest International airport in Kolkata, which is just one hundred forty km from the resort. Canning the nearby railhead is at a distance of around fifty five km and by road you can approach from Godkhali, which is the nearest bus terminus. Two options open for traveling from Godkhali to the resort are first by boat which takes directly to the resort. Second option is to travel from Godkhali to Gosaba by boat and Gosaba to the resort by cycle rickshaws.

Prime attraction for tourists is to visit the Tiger reserve inside Sunderbans National park offering variety of landscapes including mudflats, islands and tidal waterways offering exclusive scenic views of the surroundings. The land adorned with explicit fauna and flora is rich with a great variety of mammals, reptiles and birds. This region experiences heavy rainfall and best time to visit Sunderbans is between December and February. Mangrove interpretation center at Sajnekhali, which is the gateway to resorts in Sunderbans can be visited for exploring the crocodile hatchery and the rare wildlife of the region. Place to visit in the vicinity of the resort are Piyali, Sajnekhali sanctuary, kanak and Netidhopani. United-21resort is one of the luxury resorts in Sunderbans region providing a unique luxury accommodation in the heart of the mangroves and a comfortable stay in the lap of nature. United-21 Resort Sunderban, can be contacted on the email id