‘City of King Bhaluka’  Town, Arunachal Pradesh

Bhaluka, according to local folklore, was the grandson of Bana, a legendary king whose capital was at neighbouring Tezpur (Assam).

Archaeological ruins of King Bhaluka’s kingdom are supposedly preserved here and there are also traces of a later 10thC fort.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Arunachal Pradesh place names.

Bhalukpong     Vikramjit Kakati