Sarupathar

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Sarupathar
সৰুপথাৰ
Town
Sarupathar is located in Assam
Sarupathar
Sarupathar
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°11′44″N 93°51′45″E / 26.195458°N 93.862402°E / 26.195458; 93.862402Coordinates: 26°11′44″N 93°51′45″E / 26.195458°N 93.862402°E / 26.195458; 93.862402
Country  India
State Assam
District Golaghat
Area
 • Total 3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 10,337
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 785601
Telephone code 913774277
Vehicle registration Begin with AS-05
Sex ratio 55%:45% /
Website www.sarupathar.info
Sub-division = Dhansiri

Sarupathar (IPA: ˌsʌrʊpəˈθɑː) is a town and a town area committee in Golaghat district in the Indian state of Assam.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Sarupathar had a population of 9827. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Sarupathar has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 77%. In Sarupathar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. A majority of Assamese live here but also other communities like Bengali, Nepali, Muslim, Marwari, and Manipuri tribes live here. The majority of Sarupathar's population are Hindu, but other religions like Islamic, Buddhist, Christian are also found here.

Politics[edit]

Sarupathar is part of Kaliabor (Lok Sabha constituency) and 94th Legislative Assembly, which Current MLA is Mr. Aklius Tirkey .[2]

Schools and Colleges[edit]

Sarupathar Higher secondary school is the biggest and oldest school of sarupathar, that was established in 1956. Another good private English medium school is Bolosing Memorial School. It was established in 1993 by Mr. Sibaji Rai, the current principal of the school. It has the record of producing very good results in the matriculation examinations. This school is the most disciplined and the maximum number of students are admitted to it every year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies". Assam. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-06.