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SADIYA

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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 993 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SADIYA, the extreme north-east frontier station of British India, in the Lakhimpur district of Eastern Bengal and Assam. It stanas high on a grassy plain, nearly surrounded by forest-clad mountains, on the right bank of what is locally (but erroneously) considered the main stream of the Brahmaputra. On the opposite bank a railway has recently been opened which connects with the Assam-Bengal line. Sadiya is garrisoned by detachments of native infantry and military police, and is the base of a chai.' of outposts. There is a bazaar, to which the hill-men beyond the frontier-Mishmis, Abors and Khamtis—bring down rubber, wax, ivory and musk, to barter for cotton-cloth, salt, metal goods, &c.
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