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Habung

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Habung is a region in Dhemaji district in Assam. The name originates in Ha-Vranga, a visaya of the Kamarupa kingdom.

History

The earliest reference to Habung comes in the 10th century copper plate grant of Ratnapala of the Pala dynasty, when it was a principality of the Kamarupa Kingdom ruled by brahmins. After the downfall of the Kamarupa Kingdom it became a part of the Sutiya kingdom. During his search for a seat for the Ahom kingdom Sukaphaa spent some time here. The region was finally annexed by the Ahom king Suhungmung in 1523.it was capital of Ahom capital for some years. Presently it bears historical significance of ancient Ahom reign.

References

Habung Wikipedia


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