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Bokakhat
বোকাখাত
Town
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Bokakhat is located in Assam
Bokakhat
Bokakhat
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°38′N 93°36′E / 26.63°N 93.6°E / 26.63; 93.6Coordinates: 26°38′N 93°36′E / 26.63°N 93.6°E / 26.63; 93.6
Country  India
State Assam
District Golaghat
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,844
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 785612
Telephone code (91)3776
Website www.bokakhat.gov.in

Bokakhat (IPA: ˌbəʊkəˈkɑːt) is a town and a town area committee in Golaghat district in the state of Assam, India. It is about 23 km away from the world heritage site Kaziranga National Park. Bokakhat town is situated almost in the middle of Assam. It is the headquarters of Bokakhat subdivision. The town is base to many nearby tourist places and is well connected to other cities and towns by road. The Kakochang waterfall, an important picnic spot surrounded with magnificent views, lies 13 km away from Bokakhat. Other nearby attractions include the ruins of the ancient Numaligarh and the Deoparbat, the tea gardens of Hatikhuli, Methoni, Diffloo Behora & Borsapori and also the coffee and rubber plantations. The nearest airports are at Jorhat and Guwahati. The nearest railway stations are Badulipar and Furkating.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bokakhat had a population of 8844. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bokakhat has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 73%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Attractions[edit]

The main attractions of the area are natural spots, wildlife, temples, historical sites, archaeological remains, monasteries(satras), industries, various festivals, tea gardens, hills, handicrafts, hand loom products, roadside hotels and tourist lodges. Almost all the requirements of modern tourism can be fulfilled by Kaziranga National Park, NRL and the Butterfly Garden, boating and sight seeing of the park by boat, Karbi Hills, Golf Court, Oriole Park, Kakochang Waterfalls, Chikan Ata than, Deo Pahar, Kuruabahi Satra, etc.

History[edit]

Bokakhat was formerly known as Namdoiang, as it was located far below the river Doiang.

Politics[edit]

Bokakhat is part of Kaliabor (Lok Sabha constituency).

Bokakhat News[edit]

Bokakhat News

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

Bokakhat subdivision Website


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73 news items

Indian Express

Indian Express
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:56:15 -0700

The Army staged flag marches from Golaghat town to Rangajan, Bokakhat and Numaligarh on trucks mounted with guns and red flags. Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju Thursday held a meeting here with Assam and Nagaland Chief ...

Free Press Journal

Free Press Journal
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:52:30 -0700

Army staged flag marches from Golaghat town to Rangajan, Bokakhat and Numaligarh on trucks mounted with guns and red flags. The district administration urged people over the public address system to remain indoors in the curfew-bound areas. Curfew ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:33:45 -0700

When the army reached Telgorom, under Bokakhat subdivision and 30km from Golaghat town, the huge crowd of protesters, which was staging a blockade there on National Highway 39, started pelting stones at the convoy. The army brought the situation ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:24:56 -0700

Army staged flag marches from Golaghat town to Rangajan, Bokakhat and Numaligarh on trucks mounted with guns and red flags. The district administration urged people over the public address system to remain indoors in the curfew-bound areas. Curfew ...
 
Times of India
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:22:30 -0700

Our activists have blocked roads at Merapani, Dergaon, Numaligarh, Telgorom, Bokakhat and Uriamghat. Police lathi-charged our activists," he said. Condemning police action, Aasu held a sit-in demonstration at Golaghat from 1 pm to 11 pm on Tuesday.

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:18:45 -0700

Later, as news of the indefinite Golaghat bandh spread, several untoward incidents were reported from various parts of the district, including Numaligarh, Bokakhat, Morongi, Dhekial and Pulibor. Chaos prevailed as protesters blocked roads by felling ...

India.com

India.com
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:30:00 -0700

The Army staged flag marches from Golaghat town to Rangajan, Bokakhat and Numaligarh on trucks mounted with guns and red flags. Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today held a meeting here with Assam and Nagaland Chief ...
 
Times of India
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:10:17 -0700

He was originally a resident of Bokakhat in the district of Golaghat located near the park, but he later moved to Jagun in Tinsukia from where he conducted his poaching activities. "Last year, he was arrested in connection with a poaching case. In the ...
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