JAIGAON AT A GLANCE
The beauty of a garland lies in the flowers of different colours and shades, neatly knitted together. So also is culture. Life, a veritable mine of experiences - sometimes rapturous and at others depressing - finds a unique unity in the experiential diversity. This unity is what defines the word ‘culture’.
Jaigaon, a small town located at the furthest end of the Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal- a state of india and the closest neighbour of Bhutan, is a manifestation of such unity. Being one of the major land-routes to Bhutan, Jaigaon is always bustling with economic activity. This has brought together people from all over India living in peaceful co-existence with the natives of Jaigaon. This immense intermingling of people from various religions and ethnicities has resulted in a beautiful example of unity, one which is remarkable in the troubled times of today. The harmony of this small town emerges victorious over all differences of community and language, even as the people retain their own separate identities.
Visit Jaigaon to feel the warmth of this culture. The simplicity and hospitality of the people of this place is sure to win you over completely. They are ready to embrace you with wide open arms, as you look around and see the scenic surroundings that Nature has gifted this place abundantly with...