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This is why Kamrup Academy is monumental. It used to be the hub of national activities in those times. The academy did not just focus on academics, but hosted a plethora of other activities like handicrafts, paper-making, calendar making, etc.
It was based on Gandhiji’s idea of unlearning whatever was British and take pride in whatever was Swadeshi.
It was a part of Gandhi's Civil Disobedience movement during freedom struggle in colonial India.
“What India needs is man-making education as prescribed by Swami Vivekananda. Nationalist institutions like Kamrup Academy should serve as the model for the country”, thus remarked Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, the Union Education Minister in 1930s, when he made his first visit to Kamrup Academy.