Of Tea & Rhinos: Assam

The north-east indian state of assam is home to the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceros – it’s also a land of mysticism, legends, chillies and Tea. Anushka Patodia pays a visit to India’s tea country. “Time for tea,” called out the server at the majestic tea estate I was sitting in. On a regular day this line would perk me up instantly, but because it was mentioned in tea country, it took on another significance altogether. Tea country in India is Assam, the most accessible of the “seven sister” states of North-East India.

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