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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
Government
 • Body Bokakhat Town Committee
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 downstream 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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MLA.

2 white girls alone in Bokakhat dancing Sotrya

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group dance at mahabir jayanti.

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243 news items

The Hindu

Zee News
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:14:45 -0700

"All constructions made on either sides of the NH along with validity of the people residing in these areas need to be examined in co-ordination with the Circle Offices Bokakhat and Kaliabor with reference to the land holdings, permissions, etc and all ...
 
Assam Tribune
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:22:07 -0700

GUWAHATI, April 24 – Four matches of the B Division I League were played today at Golaghat, Bokakhat and Dergaon. At Golaghat, Lonster Club Kashmir defeated United Club of Kolkata in the after noon and in the morning, Chandmari Football Club, ...
 
Assam Tribune
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:22:07 -0700

Addressing the function, Secretary General of the Mising World Arindom Prince Panging recalled the contributions of martyr Miri and deplored the fact that though the Bokakhat Civil Hospital has been renamed as the Kamal Miri Hospital by the State ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Citing an instance, the report says in Bokakhat circle, 29 resorts/dhabas have been running for periods ranging upto 40 years on land falling within 2-3km of the park's boundary. In Kaliabor circle, 71 resorts/dhabas/commercial establishments have been ...
 
Assam Tribune
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:45:00 -0700

GUWAHATI, April 10 – The second phase of the Second Division I League will be organised by the Assam football Association (AFA) at Bokakhat, Dergaon and Golaghat from April 21. Altogether eight teams are vying for the top slot which will earn a berth ...

Assam Tribune

Assam Tribune
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 10:33:45 -0800

DERGAON/BOKAKHAT, Feb 8 – Twelve persons, including four women, died and three others were critically injured when the Tata Winger (AS 05 C 1784) they were travelling in from Dhakuakhana hit a stationary iron rod-laden truck (NL 04 D 2847) at ...
 
Assam Tribune
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 12:07:30 -0700

GUWAHATI, March 21 – Dhemaji trounced Bokakhat by two wickets in the JK Baruah U-19 Inter District Cricket Tournament at Biswanath Chariali today. On the final day of the two-day match, Dhemaji scored 149 for the loss of eight wickets in the second ...
 
Assam Tribune
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:56:15 -0700

... besides Anupam Chakraborty, Sanjib Phukan, Pranab Bora, Keshab Saikia and Monoj Barua along with representatives of DY365, Newslive, AASU, AJYCP, Journalists' Association of Golaghat, Dergaon, Bokakhat, Kamargaon, Merapani and Golaghat Bar ...
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