Being the capital city of Assam, Guwahati has become the epicentre of all cultural activities in the State. The beautiful lifestyle of Assam can been in its arts and crafts, music and dance, fairs and festivals organized at different occasions. The mostly celebrated festivals in Guwahati are Bihu namely Bohag Bihu (Apr-May), Magh Bihu(Jan), and Kati Bihu(Sep-Oct), Durga Puja, Ambubasi Puja, Kali Puja, Viswakarma Puja, Saraswati Puja, Brahmaputra Beach festival (recently started) etc.
Meru Cabs Meru Cabs is among the earliest Cab Rental Service provider. First launched in April in 2007, since then has grown exponentially in terms of services and geographical area. The well equipped air-conditioned cabs are readily available 24/7. The fare chart varies according the city, ranges between Rs 27 for first 1 Kilometer and thereafter Rs.20 per Kilometer. The digital tamper proof meter on board and an e-bill, assures passengers against any fraud. Meru Cabs is operating in as much as 24 cities across India. Apart from this it also provides intercity travel packages. TaxiforSure TaxiforSure started its operation in November 2013. First launched its services in all the major metros cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai, but within a very short period of one year extended services in more than 30 cities of India. There is a small drawback of TaxiforSure that, it except booking from mobile apps only, while one cannot not book his/her ride on just a telephonic call. The rides used are fairly clean and well equipped air conditioned. The advantage of relying on TaxiforSure service is punctuality they follow. Alike Meru cabs, fare char of TaxiforSure varies according to the city, ranging between Rs.49 for first 4 kilometer to Rs59 for first 2 kilometer. The ride is billed through e-billing system and it is tamper proof as well. Uber Uber entered Indian market in September 2013, after operating for a short while was banned by the apex court of India. As one of its driver was convict in raping a lady passenger, along with ill consumer policies. The service provider was given permission to operate in India, on company’s re-constitution of consumer service laws. The US based company initially operated in 11 cities, which included metros and commercial cities. In past few months has doubled it geographically, now it is operating in more than 22 cities. The cabs provided are connected with GPRS and GPS, equipped with air-conditioned cars.
The mostly celebrated festivals in Guwahati are Bihu namely Bohag Bihu (Apr-May), Magh Bihu(Jan), and Kati Bihu(Sep-Oct), Durga Puja, Ambubasi Puja, Kali Puja, Viswakarma Puja, Saraswati Puja, Brahmaputra Beach festival (recently started) etc.