Titabor

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Titabor Town
তিতাবৰ
town
Titabor Town is located in Assam
Titabor Town
Titabor Town
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°36′N 94°12′E / 26.60°N 94.20°E / 26.60; 94.20Coordinates: 26°36′N 94°12′E / 26.60°N 94.20°E / 26.60; 94.20
Country  India
State Assam
District Jorhat
Elevation 172 m (564 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,450
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 785630
Telephone code 0376
Rangajan and Jalukanibari are the important places

Titabor is a town in the Jorhat district of Assam, in India. It is about 20 km away from Jorhat City, .

Geography[edit]

Titabar is located at 26°36′N 94°12′E / 26.60°N 94.20°E / 26.60; 94.20.[1] and has an average elevation of 172 m (564 ft).

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 Indian census,[2] the Titabor subdivision had a population of 110,224. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Titabor has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 77%; 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Thengal Bhawan[edit]

Thengal Bhawan

The Thengal Bhawan is Located at Jalukonibari in Titabor, was built in 1880 by Raibahadur Siva Prasad Barooah. In 1929, he published a weekly Assamese newspaper. Later, he established his printing press and office at Thengal Bhawan and managed to publish a daily newspaper, Dainik Batori. The Thengal Bhawan is now used as a guest house.

Educational Institutes[edit]

Regional Agricultural Research Station, Titabor[edit]

Regional Agricultural Research Station was set up in 1923 at Titabor for the research of the rice of Brahmaputra Valley.

Teacher Training Institute[edit]

  • District Institute Of Education and Training

Colleges[edit]

  • Borholla College
  • Nabin Bordoloi College
  • Nanda Nath Saikia College

Schools[edit]

  • Asom Jatiya Vidyalaya, Titabar
  • Bekajan Girl's School
  • Bekajan High & M.E School
  • Bekajan L.P school
  • Borholla Higher Secondary School
  • Concept English School, Junior College
  • Gomoti Devi Girls School
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Jorhat
  • Kharikatia High Sc Jalukanibari Girls High School
  • Kharikatiya Jatiya Bidyalaya.
  • M.R.H.S.School
  • Pragjyotika Academy
  • Pragjyotika English School and Junior College
  • Srimanta Sankar Vidyapith School
  • Titabar Town High School
  • Melamati High School

Politics[edit]

The Titabor subdivision is part of the Jorhat (Lok Sabha constituency). The current MLA from its assembly constituency is Tarun Gogoi, the Chief Minister of Assam - he won the seat in the State elections of 2001.[3]

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Titabar
  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 2008-10-06.