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Who we are

Ashish & Jahnabi Phookan
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M.V. Rudra Singha & M.V. Rudra Singha II are owned by lahé life, brought to you by Assam Bengal Navigation, the pioneer of long-distance river cruising in India and the country's largest and most experienced river cruise operator.

Assam Bengal Navigation is part of JTI Group, a family-owned and -operated tourism and hospitality company co-founded by husband-wife duo Ashish and Jahnabi Phookan, both of whom hail from Assam.

The duo also founded Diphlu River Lodge, an eco-conscious safari lodge in Kaziranga National Park that's consistently rated among India's top 10 wildlife lodges by VOGUE, Architectural Digest, Conde Nast Traveller, Lonely Planet and more.

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