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Guwahati History

Guwahati  formerly known as Pragjyotishpura (Sanskrit:प्राग्ज्योतिषपुर) and Durjoya (Sanskrit:दुर्जय) in ancient Assam and Gauhati in the modern era — is an ancient urban area, metropolitan and largest city of Assam as well as of north-eastern India. It is one of the fastest developing cities in India and is a major city in Eastern India. It is often referred as "gateway" of North Eastern Region of the country. Wikipedia