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|• Body||Tangla Town Committee|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AS-27 (Udalguri)|
Tangla (IPA: ˈtæŋglə or ˈtæŋlə) is a town and a town area committee in earlier Darrang district and present Udalguri district (BTAD) in the Indian state of Assam.
It was a prominent business place (Jute, Bua (Beetlenuts), Rice etc. and a host of small scale industries) and centre of culture in Darrang district but due to violent agitation by Bodos and Bodo insurgency since past 20 years, its glory had suffered badly.
A really admirable aspect of Tangla is that it has a really diverse population including Tea-tribes, Bodos, Rabhas, Bengali, Marowari, Muslim, Christian etc. which leads to its tolerant and rich culture. The population of this place is very culture and tradition sensitive. The population of the town organizes cultural rallies, meetings, exhibitions and other extravaganzas quite frequently. Every year Rongali Bihu, Bwisagu, Eid, Durga Puja, etc. are held with pomp and gaiety.
Tangla is situated 86 km from the capital city Guwahati and 87 km from Tezpur, the largest town on the north bank of the Brahmaputra valley.
As of 2001[update] India census, Tangla town is divided into 4 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Tangla Town Committee has population of 17,183 of which 8,883 are males while 8,300 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1593 which is 9.27% of total population of Tangla (TC). In Tangla Town Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 934 against state average of 958. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Tangla is around 957 compared to Assam state average of 962. Literacy rate of Tangla city is 86.16% higher than state average of 72.19%. In Tangla, Male literacy is around 89.79% while female literacy rate is 82.28%.
Tangla Town Committee has total administration over 3,872 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Town Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.45% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.62% of total population in Tangla (TC).
Out of total population, 6,229 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,351 were males while 878 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 6229 working population, 91.06% were engaged in Main Work while 8.94% of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work. Tangla has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 70%. In Tangla, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Assamese is the major languages spoken in the urban area while others vastly spoken languages include Bodo, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Nepali, Hindi, English, etc. Assamese, Hindi, Bodo and Bangla are spoken widely in the surrounding areas.
The economy of this place is heavily dependent on business. It is a business an commercial hub of the entire district. Cultivators of nearby places finds a good market to sell their products. There are a number of co-operative societies as well as banking institutes. This place also has two weekly market days, one on Tuesday and another on Friday. These markets attracts a large number of people around the district these days, often making transportation very cumbersome in the town. There are also a number of tea gardens located nearby and Tangla is the nearest commercial access point for them. Before 1950, most of them were owned by British tea companies.
Tangla is a part of Mangaldai Lok Sabha Constituency. Kamali Basumatari is the present MLA from 64 No. Paneri LAC. This is her third tenure as an MLA.
The town is well connected to the rest of the state by the Mangaldai-Bhutiachang (MB Road/State Highway 4) which allows people to access the National Highway 52 at Mangaldai. The place is well connected by Railways too,It has Tangla railway station which has daily trains to Kamakhya, New Jalpaiguri, Dekargaon, Rangiya and Naharlagun. Bus services also provide good connectivity to different parts of state.
- Bordoloi Bhawan
- Congress Bhawan
- Tangla College Park
- Tangla Satsang Vihar(Kukurakata)
- Tangla Bara Masjid
- Banseria Masjid
- Hanuman Mandir(Station Road)
- Jain Mandir
- Don Bosco Catholic Church
- Baptist Church
- Lord Shiva Mandir
- Sankardev Naam Ghar[better source needed]
- Ganesh Mandir
- Durga Mandir (Purani Tangla)
Tangla is an education hub for the youth of entire district. There are many educational institutions that help good number of students come up with flying colors each year.
|Tangla College||NAAC B accredited college. It offers bachelor's degrees in Arts,Commerce & Science streams,Diplomas in various computer fields.
The College has also introduced MA,M.Sc (Maths),M.Com & PGDCA courses under Guwahati University IDOL with a regular(weekly) mode of classes
|Tangla Govt Higher Secondary||SEBA, AHSEC Arts|
|R.C. Saharia Teachere's Training College,||Offers Bachelor of Education degree (B.ED.)|
|K.K Handique State Open University||Offers various Bachelor's courses|
|North Darrang College,||Arts Junior College|
|National Pioneer College||Arts,Commerce & Science Junior College|
|Arunodoi Junior College||Science & Arts Junior College|
|Presidency Junior College||Junior College for Arts, Science and Commerce|
|NRDS Junior College||Junior College for Arts|
|Tangla Public College||Junior College for Arts|
|Don Bosco Higher Secondary School||Junior College for Arts|
|Don Bosco School||SEBA|
|Tangla Girls High School||SEBA|
|Tangla Model High School||SEBA|
|Auxilium Convent School||SEBA|
|Tangla English Medium High School||SEBA|
|Maharishi Vidya Mandir||CBSE|
|National Pioneer Public School||SEBA|
|Kendriya Jatiya Vidyapith||SEBA|
|Shankardev Sishu Niketan||SEBA|
|Jnanodai Vidyapeeth ( Kukurakata)||SEBA|
|Navodaya Jatiya Vidyalaya||SEBA|
|Don Bosco Kids World|
|Alma Mater Silver School|
|Kinderland Pre-School, Affiliated to International Montessori Curriculum|
|Nilachal Public School|
|Pranabananda Vidya Mandir|
Healthcare: Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha Thirty Bedded Govt Hospital is the nearest hospital of the town. There are a number of pharmacies,diagnostic centres and private practitioners in the town. A government run veterinary hospital is also located nearby.
- Honey Hotel & S.R Lodge(T.B Road)
- Monu Lodge (M.B Road)
- Hotel Ajanta (Station Road)
Tangla has decent landline, mobile and internet connectivity. Internet connectivity through wireless datacards and Broadband is available. The major cellular service providers are Airtel, IDEA, BSNL, Aircel, Vodafone, Reliance.
3G services are a recent addition to the place.
|Sl No.||Mobile Operator|
Nearest Railyway station: Tangla
Nearest Police station: Tangla
- http://www.census2011.co.in/data/town/801632-tangla-assam.html. Missing or empty