Bishwanath Chariali

Bishwanath Chariali is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. It was formally declared a new district of the state on 15 August 2015 by the Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi.[1] It lies by the river Brahmaputra at the Northern Side of Kaziranga National Park - A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Bishwanath district

Bishwanath Chariali
District
Bishwanath district is located in Assam
Bishwanath district
Bishwanath district
Coordinates: 26°43′44.33″N 93°08′49.47″E / 26.7289806°N 93.1470750°ECoordinates: 26°43′44.33″N 93°08′49.47″E / 26.7289806°N 93.1470750°E
Country India
StateAssam
Attained District status as Bishwanth District on 15 August 20152015
HeadquartersTezpur
Languages
 • OfficialAssamese
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

References

  1. ^ "Assam gets five more districts". ZEENEWS. 15 August 2015.
Biswanath (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Biswanath (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam Legislative Assembly. Biswanath forms part of the Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency.

Chariali

Chariali is an Indian name and it may refer to

Baihata Chariali , Town in Assam

Biswanath Chariali, City in Assam

Bishwanath Chariali ,district in Assam

Maligaon Chariali, location in Guwahati, Assam

List of districts in India

A district (zilā) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. In some cases districts are further subdivided into sub-divisions, and in others directly into tehsils or talukas. As of 2019 there are a total of 723 districts, up from the 640 in the 2011 Census of India and the 593 recorded in the 2001 Census of India.District officials include:

Deputy Commissioner or District Magistrate or District Collector, an officer of the Indian Administrative Service, in charge of administration and revenue collection

Superintendent of Police or Senior Superintendent of Police or Deputy Commissioner of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service, responsible for maintaining law and order

Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service, entrusted with the management of the forests, environment and wildlife of the districtEach of these officials is aided by officers from the appropriate branch of the state government.

Most districts have a distinct headquarters; Mumbai City district (MC) in Maharashtra (MH) is an example which, despite forming a district, does not have a clear headquarters, though it does have a District Collector.Mahe of Puducherry is the smallest (9 km2) district of India by area while Kutch of Gujarat is the largest (45,652 km2) district of India by area.

Nabakanta Barua

Nabakanta Barua (29 December 1926 – 14 July 2002) was a prominent Assamese novelist and poet. He was also known as Ekhud Kokaideu. As Sima Dutta he wrote many poems in his early life.

Outline of Assam

Assam – 16th largest, 15th most populous and 26th most literate state of the 29 states of the democratic Republic of India. Assam is at 14th position in life expectancy and 8th in female-to-male sex ratio. Assam is the 21st most media exposed states in India. The Economy of Assam is largely agriculture based with 69% of the population engaged in it. Growth rate of Assam's income has not kept pace with that of India's during the Post-British Era; differences increased rapidly since the 1970s. While the Indian economy grew at 6 percent per annum over the period of 1981 to 2000, the same of Assam's grew only by 3.3 percent.

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