Bamboo Rafting in the Brahmaputra

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Assam Mountaineering Association recently organised a bamboo rafting in mighty river the Brahmaputra from Sadia to Guwahati, a total of 630 K.M.
The raft was made of 140 kekobahs (a type of bamboo) and 140 jaati bahs (another type of bamboo). The raft has a roof made of ikora, a kind of weed, a toilet and a kitchen.
The expedition team started its voyage from Saikhowa Ghat (Sadiya) on 29th October. The route passes through Guijan, Dibrugarh, Bogibeel, Dihingmukh, Dikhowmukh, Disangmukh, Neematighat, Sikarighat, Dhansirimukh, Silghat, Laokhowa, Moirabari, Kajolimukh and Kacharighat in Guwahati.
The 17 member team have two female, they are:- Parbati Prasad Gautam (Team Leader), Pranab Kumar Das (convenor), Deva Kumar Das, Dr. Jagdish Boshumatary, Suresh Boro, Santosh Sarmah, Binoy Bharali, Bhaskar Baruah, Debojyoti Gogoi, Subham Thapa, Krishanu Bora, Jayanta Sharma, Dhrubajyoti Bora, Deepsikha Hazarika, Monika Goswami, Sekhar Bordoloi and Pran Gopal Bhagawati.
The main motive for the expedition was the promotion of water sport in the river Brahmaputra, adventure tourism and uses of Bamboo.

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