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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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2183 news items

 
Calcutta Telegraph
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 15:19:04 -0700

Bokakhat, Sept. 8: Come rain or shine, a proposed dairy project intends to keep the unique Bokakhat peda — not quite patented but a must-buy item for travellers who pass by this nondescript township — up for sale the year round. Given the ever ...
 
Assam Tribune
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:07:30 -0700

Under the Khumtai Revenue Circle, the number of affected villages stands at 11, under the Dergaon Revenue Circle, the affected villages number six and under the Bokakhat Revenue Circle, the number stands at 30. The floodwaters submerged 3972.96 ...

Times of India

Times of India
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:48:57 -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.

Assam Times

Assam Times
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:26:15 -0700

One after another political parties are on the stock taking visit to Uriam Ghat where three people were killed by Naga militants. A team of Bokakhat Congress visited the relief camps at B Sector in Dhanshree on Thursday. AGP is also sending a team on ...
 
Assam Tribune
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:33:45 -0700

The Assam Cricket Association also announced Bokakhat as a new venue for BCCI junior tournaments. Assam will play Chhattishgarh in the Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 match at the Bokakhat District Sports Association stadium in Bokakhat from the December ...
 
Assam Tribune
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:22:11 -0800

These information were made available by the State Public Information Officer (SPIO) of the Office of the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Eastern Assam Wildlife Division, Kaziranga National Park, Bokakhat to RTI activist Rohit Choudhury on October 21 ...

Zee News

Zee News
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:54:36 -0700

The 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.
 
Assam Tribune
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:33:45 -0800

KOHORA, Nov 8 – With an aim to maintaining uniformity and ensuring an enjoyable trip to tourists at the Kaziranga National Park, the Bokakhat subdivisional administration recently convened a meeting of all the local hoteliers at its conference hall to ...
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