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Ultapani Weekly Market: India-Bhutan Border exchange

 
Weekly markets are unique in concept as they are representative of myriad aspects of peoples’ lives. The one held every Saturday at Ultapani of Kokrajhar district in Assam is one of the many border exchanges seen in different parts of North East India that goes back in time to British period when eastern Dooars became important in the process of colonial integration and consolidation of empire. 
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