D N Himatsingka High School

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D N Himatsingka High School, or DNS, is a Bengali Medium school in Kokrajhar, Assam, India.[1] It is the oldest school in the city.[citation needed] and has a current strength of around 1200 students with more than 60 faculty members.

History[edit]

The primary section of the school was founded in 1942 with the high school being established in 1958.

Sport[edit]

The school enters cricket teams in district tournaments.[2][3]

Notable faculty[edit]

  • Sri Sukharanjan Das, former Headmaster, listed on the government website as one of the 46 most prominent citizens of Kokrajhar.[4]
  • Sri Subodh Kr. Bagchi, former Headmaster, listed on the government website as one of the 46 most prominent citizens of Kokrajhar.[4]
  • Sri Ananda Kishore Paul, former Bengali teacher.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Schools In Kokrajhar". Explore India. 2010. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Charaideo, Barpeta win". The Telegraph. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "School cricket tourney". The Assam Tribune. 28 March 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "about the district". Kokrajhar District Administration. 2002. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°24′26″N 90°16′11″E / 26.4073°N 90.2696°E / 26.4073; 90.2696