Cuddling the Surma (Barak) River, Silchar lies in Assam. It has an impressive topography with Manipur on the east, Bangladesh on the west, Mizoram on the south and the Barail hills on the north. This second largest town in Assam has diversified culture and natural gorgeousness worth cherishing. Approximately 90% locals here are Bengalis, others being being Bishnupriya Manipuri, Dimasa Kachari and Manipuri to name a few.
Sri Kancha Kanti Devi Temple is the most famous temple here dedicated to a goddess, who is a combination of Kali and Durga. The temple was raised by a Kachari king and holds great importance among locals. Travellers also visit Maniharan Tunnel which is believed to be during the time of Lord Krishna.