Bilasipara

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Bilasipara
বিলাসীপাৰা
Town
Bilasipara is located in Assam
Bilasipara
Bilasipara
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°14′N 90°14′E / 26.23°N 90.23°E / 26.23; 90.23Coordinates: 26°14′N 90°14′E / 26.23°N 90.23°E / 26.23; 90.23
Country  India
State Assam
District Dhubri
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 31,090
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bilasipara (IPA: ˈbɪlɑːsɪˌpɑːrə) is a town, sub-division and a town area committee in Dhubri district in the state of Assam, India.

Geography[edit]

Bilasipara is located at 26°14′N 90°14′E / 26.23°N 90.23°E / 26.23; 90.23.[1] It has an average elevation of 26 metres (85 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bilasipara had a population of 31,090. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bilasipara has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%, with male literacy of 74% and female literacy of 62%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Bilasipara College administrative building which was originally the residence of local zamindar

Bilasipara is moving quite well in terms of modern education as a good number of quality primary and secondary educational institutions are there in this small town. It has two colleges for tertiary education as well.

Colleges[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Public H.S. School
  • I.N. Academy H.S. School
  • Rokakhata H.S. School
  • K.M.Little Flower English Medium High School
  • Sankardeb Shishu Aru Vidyaniketan
  • Hakama Girls' High School
  • Town Girls High School
  • 327 No. Dwarakanath L.P. School.
  • Eden Valley School
  • 1631 No. Sri Sri Durga Pathsala
  • B.C.F.Academy, Surjya Khata
  • J.A.Adarsha Jatiya Vidyalaya, Surjya Khata
  • Bangalipara MEM School
  • Surjya Khata M.E. School
  • Al-Amin Academy and so on

Politics[edit]

Bilasipara consists of two assembly constituencies: Bilasipara East and Bilasipara West, both of which are part of Dhubri (Lok Sabha constituency).[3] Ex-chief minister of Assam Sarat Chandra Sinha represented Bilasipara East constituency for several terms.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bilasipara
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies". Assam. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-05.