The beauty of seven sisters of the Northeast - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura, is taking over the Interweb as people upload gorgeous photographs from the area.
New Delhi: If you have not visited Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland or Tripura yet, these pics will make sure you book your tickets STAT.
It all began when Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to share the natural beauty of Northeast India using the hashtag #MagnificentNortheast. He wrote on his Twitter handle, "Do you have pictures of your own Northeast visits or glimpses of the spectacular natural beauty of the region?"
PM Modi is on a two-day visit to three Northeastern states Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura.
The beauty of the Northeast is spectacular.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 8, 2019
Do you have pictures of your own Northeast visits or glimpses of the spectacular natural beauty of the region?
Share them on Instagram using #MagnificentNortheast. I will share some of the posts on my page too!
Not backing down from an Internet challenge, netizens complied and soon, everyone's Twitter feeds were being blessed with the gorgeous, untouched natural beauty of the region. From the Umngot lake of Meghalaya, Dirang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh, double root bridge of Cherrapunji to road trips in Tawang and the timeless Brahmaputra river, here are our picks of the most beautiful photographs shared on the Internet to prove that Northeast is truly magnificent.
This forest in Arunachal Pradesh is so dense that sunlight never reaches the ground. My mobile phone captured this video on the way to Koloriang from Ziro. @narendramodi ji requests all to share pictures of their North-East visit on Instagram using #MagnificentNortheast pic.twitter.com/97eTK4aNg7— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 9, 2019
Sikkim’s Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world at an altitude of 17,800 ft. Considered sacred by Buddhists, Sikhs & Hindus, it is named after Guru Padmasambhava,founder of Tibetan Buddhism, who visited in the 8th century#MagnificentNortheast #IncredibleIndia pic.twitter.com/zXlq6jkfP8— Geetika Swami (@SwamiGeetika) February 9, 2019
#MagnificentNortheast Mawlynnong, the cleanest village in Asia, Tea gardens of Assam, The mighty Brahmaputra, and Parshuram Kund in Arunachal Pradesh. Breathtakingly beautiful! pic.twitter.com/9Bo7JCsM4O— Sudeshna Dash (@SudeshnaDash1) February 8, 2019
Last Updated 9, Feb 2019, 5:38 PM IST