Diphu Government College
Diphu (Pron:?d?fu:) is the headquarters of Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam in India. Diphu which literally means "white water" in Dimasa language was an important city of the Dimasa Kingdom during the medieval time which went into the British hand after the demise of Sengya Tularam Hasnu in AD 1854, after which it was declared a ‘Scheduled District’ constituted in 1874. This small town is a popular tourist hill station for people of nearby cities.
Diphu is located at 25.83°N 93.43°E? / 25.83; 93.43. It has an average elevation of 186 metres (610 feet). It is about 270 km by road and 213 km by railways from Guwahati. The town is beautifully located on a hill.
Statue of Rongpharpi Rongbe: In the middle of the town there is a great statue of Rongpharpi Rongbe and her comrades- a grand sculpture enlivened in the hand of its sculptor. It has immortalised a glorified page of Karbi history. Rongpharpi Rongbe was the first woman who rebelled against exploitation and oppression.
Taralangso: It is in the heart of Diphu. The headquarters of "Karbi Cultural Society", which is an established democratic cultural organisation, is permanently set here. The Karbi Youth Festival is celebrated in Taralangso every year. During the festival the place becomes a cultural pilgrimage.
Botanical Garden: About 7 km away from Diphu along the Lumding road, there is a botanical garden of Forest west division. The garden is rich in many valuable trees, herbs and orchids.
Recreation Park: Situated on the Diphu-Manja raod it is a very beautiful garden set up by the forest department. The park is full of natural scenery, valuable trees and herbs which attracts many people. There is also boating facility in a lake.
The town is home to many indigenous communities and other communities from rest of the country, the Karbis, Dimasa, Boro, Garo being the major tribes of the district. The town truly exhibits the peaceful and harmonious coexistence among them. It houses temples, churches, mosques and also a gurudwara. The town celebrates all the major festivals together with much fun-fare. Rongker, Bishu-Dima, Wangala, Bihu, Christmas, Durga Puja, Diwali and other festivals are celebrated with fervour and joy.