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Kokrajhar

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Country  India
Language spoken  Bodo

University  Kokrajhar College
State  Assam
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Kokrajhar (ˌkɒkrəˈʤɑ:) is a town in Bodoland Territorial Council, Assam, an autonomous council in one of the North Eastern States of India.

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Kokrajhar town is located along the banks of Gourang River. The North East Indian Railways divides the city into two divisions, north and the south Kokrajhar. Kokrajhar town is the headquarters of Kokrajhar district and the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).

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Geography

Kokrajhar is located at 26.4°N 90.27°E / 26.4; 90.27. It has an average elevation of 38 metres (124 feet).

People

It is inhibited by people of different ethnicities and cultures. The main inhabitants are Bodos, Koch Rajbongshis, Nepali, Assamese, Bengalis, Garo, and Santalis. Bodos and other tribals can be seen in most of the villages while Bengalis, Nepalis, Biharis and Marwaris are seen as merchants in Market areas. The tea tribes can also be seen in the tea gardens.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Kokrajhar had a population of 905,764. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kokrajhar has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 74%. In Kokrajhar, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. The district has 3 sub divisions Kokrajhar, Gossaigaon and Basugaon.

Transportation

Kokrajhar is served by the Assam State Transport Corporation, Bodoland Transport Corporation. buses, private buses and cars to important places of Assam.

The Kokrajhar railway station lies on the New Jalpaiguri–New Bongaigaon section of Barauni–Guwahati line under the Northeast Frontier Railway with services to important cities of the country like Guwahati, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai etc.

Important trains like Rajdhani Express, Kamrup Express, Brahmaputra Mail, North East Express, Vivek Express, Garib Rath Express etc. have their stoppage at Kokrajhar railway station.

Parks

  • Gaurang Park
  • Bodofa Children Park
  • Education

    The town has many schools and colleges with English being the sole medium of instruction in higher education. All the colleges under the jurisdiction of Bodoland Territorial Council is affiliated under Bodoland University since 2017.

    Secondary Schools

  • Don Bosco School, Kokrajhar
  • U. N. Academy, Kokrajhar
  • Auxilium English Medium School
  • B. P. C. M. Babyland English Medium High School, Kokrajhar
  • Kokrajhar Government Higher Secondary & Multipurpose School
  • Little Flower English Medium High School
  • MCM Woodland School
  • Shangrila School
  • Sister Margaret Nobel School
  • D N Himatsingka High School
  • JNV, Kokrajhar
  • The Reality Public School
  • Universities and Colleges

  • Bodoland University, Kokrajhar
  • Kokrajhar Government College
  • Commerce College, Kokrajhar
  • Science College, Kokrajhar
  • St. Ann's College
  • Aronai College
  • RSB College
  • Bineswar Brahma Engineering College, Kokrajhar
  • Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar
  • Politics

    Kokrajhar consists of two assembly constituencies: Kokrajhar East and Kokrajhar West, both of which are part of Kokrajhar (Lok Sabha constituency).

    Sports

    Football is the most popular sport in the town. The town has many Football clubs of which Baarhoongkha AC is the most widely known as they participate in the state level Assam State Premier League. The town has also produced many national level athletes. Other sports followed in the town are Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Taekwondo, Kabaddi, Chess, Archery, Cricket and other indigenous sports.

    Famous personalities

  • Holicharan Narzary, national footballer
  • Hagrama Mohilary, chief of BTC and chairperson of Bodoland People's Front
  • Durga Boro, footballer
  • Parkour and freerunning in kokrajhar town swrang narzary indian parkour


    References

    Kokrajhar Town Wikipedia


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