The Great Tai Prince who entered Assam on 2nd December 1228. He established the Ahom Kingdom by declaring Capital at Che-rai -doi in 1253 A.D. This kingdom covered the whole of Brahmaputra valley within a short span of time. This kingdom lasted for more than 600 years. The Britishers annexed the kingdom in 1826 temporarily . But in 1836 they completely subjugated the whole state and the state became dependent till 1947. The Tai people under the leadership of 39 kings formed a united nationality known as Assamese. An unified language (Assamese) came up and now it is the state language of Assam. A cultural unity emerged which is significant within Indian Culture.
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