Assam: Century-old Kanjikhowa Golf Course Ploughed For Tea Plantation

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The century-old Kanjikhowa golf course at Chabua in upper Assam's Dibrugarh district has been ploughed to turn it into a tea garden.

The Apeejay Tea, the tea firm of Apeejay Surrendra Group, which owns the golf course, started to plough it by using tractor for tea plantation.

However, the golfers in upper Assam have expressed deep anguish at the decision of Apeejay Tea.

Kanjikhowa golf course is one of the oldest golf courses in India.

As per reports, the golf course was curated by J. Alson, then superintendent of Assam Frontier Company in 1894-1900.

In 1911, the first tournament - Assam Frontier Challenge Cup - was organized in the golf course under the stewardship of A.U. Crows....

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