Mangaldoi

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Mangaldai
মঙলদৈ
Town
View of Mangaldoi Repose building in LNB Road
View of Mangaldoi Repose building in LNB Road
Mangaldai is located in Assam
Mangaldai
Mangaldai
Mangaldai is located in India
Mangaldai
Mangaldai
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°26′N 92°02′E / 26.43°N 92.03°E / 26.43; 92.03Coordinates: 26°26′N 92°02′E / 26.43°N 92.03°E / 26.43; 92.03
Country  India
State Assam
District Darrang
Founded by Government of Assam
Government
 • Body Mangaldoi Municipality Board
Elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,989
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 784125
Vehicle registration AS-13 * ****
Sex ratio 923:1000 /
Website darrang.nic.in

Mangaldai (Assamese: মঙ্গলদৈ, /ˈmæŋɡəlˌdɔɪ/; also spelt Mangaldoi) is a small town in the Indian state of Assam. It was named after Mangaldahi, who was the daughter of the Rajah of Darrang and was married to Pratap Singha, a ruler of the Ahom kingdom. Mangaldoi serves as the administrative headquarters of Darrang district, and is an important trading centre for agricultural products. The town is divided into 9 wards.

Geography[edit]

Mangaldoi is located at 26°26′N 92°02′E / 26.43°N 92.03°E / 26.43; 92.03.[1] It has an average elevation of 34 m (112 ft).

Situated at the north bank of Brahmaputra river, the town is 65 km from Guwahati. Its total area is 5 km2.

Town & Villages nearby include Kharupetia (only Town Committee in Darrang District) Upahupara, Dighirpar, Aulachowka, Saikiapara, Lengeripara, Chapai, Menapara, Dhula, Patharughat, Balipota, Sipajhar, Maroi, Duminichowki, Sanowa, Deomornoi, Kalaigaon, Balugaon and Dalgaon, Lengeriajhar, Jonaram Chowka, Dipila, Duni, Bonmajha - Hengalpara etc.

Landmarks[edit]

  • District Museum
  • Khatara Satra
  • Bonmajha Hengalpara
  • Silor Khuti Burhaguhain, Lord Siva tample, Aulachouka - Mekengi Road
  • burhinagar pukhuri aru lakhimpur pukhuri
  • Mahatma Gandhi Park
  • Vishnu Mandir (Temple)
  • Ratnawali Temple
  • Narikoli Lord Shiva Temple
  • Raja Hauli
  • Jaljali Pukhuri
  • Bar Masjid
  • Industry areas
  • Horlicks Production Plant(GlaxoSmithkline)
  • Britannia Production plant
  • ITC Production plant(Sunfeast, Dark Fantasy, Bounce are manufactured here)
  • ORSL production plant of Johnson & Johnson.
  • Mangaldai River

Colleges and schools[edit]

Colleges
Name Courses Available
Mangaldai College Offers bachelor's degrees in Arts & Science streams, Diplomas in various computer fields (B.VOC also included recently)
College of Teacher Education, Mangaldai, Offers Bachelor of Education degree (B.ED.)
Mangaldai Law College Bachelor's and master's degrees in law
Mangaldai Commerce College Bachelor's and master's degrees in commerce
Mangaldai Govt Higher Secondary Arts, Science and Vocational junior college
Ranjit Sharma Junior Academy Arts and Science junior college
Brilliant Academy Arts and Commerce junior college
Pathorighat Higher Secondary SEBA, AHSEC Arts and Commerce
PD Academy Arts and Science junior college
Darrang Academy Arts and science junior college
Jnan Vikash Academy Science and Arts junior college
Computer Home Basic Computer Courses, DTP, Tally.
Gyan Sagar Academy Science and Arts junior college
Schools
Name Curicullum
Mangaldai Don Bosco High School SEBA
Mangaldai Govt Higher Secondary School (Boy's) SEBA

Mangaldai Town Girls'Higher Secondary School SEBA

Mangaldai Nagar Valika SEBA
Shankardev Sishu Niketan SEBA
North East Academy SEBA
Mangaldai Vidyapith SEBA
Mangaldai Town M E SEBA
Mangaldai Bhaba Shankar School SEBA
Kendriya Vidyalaya Mangaldai CBSE
Maharshi Vidya Mandir Mangaldai CBSE
Holy Child Public School CBSE
Sankardev Sishu Niketon SEBA
Play Way Kids School
  • Kidzee
  • Kids World
  • Blooming Lotus
  • Dafodils

Hospitals[edit]

  • Mangaldai Poly Clinic (Santipara, Hospital Road)
  • Mangaldai Civil Hospital (Santipara, near Circuit House)
  • Debsons Nursing Home (M.G Road, behind Post Office)

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Mangaldoi had a population of 42,946. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mangaldoi has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 76%. In Mangaldoi, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Governance[edit]

Mangaldoi is part of Mangaldoi (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]
Mr. Gurujyoti Das of BJP is the present MLA of Mangaldoi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mangaldoi
  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" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 

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