Titabor

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Titabar
town
Titabar is located in Assam
Titabar
Titabar
Location in Assam, India
Titabar is located in India
Titabar
Titabar
Titabar (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 UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 785630
Telephone code 0376
Vehicle registration AS

Amgurikhat, Rangajan and Jalukanibari are the important places

no of villages = approx. 62

Titabor is a town in the Jorhat district of Assam in India. It is about 20 km away from Jorhat City. It is one of the highly greeny places of Assam almost surrounded by different tea-states.

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.

Transport[edit]

Titabor is well connected by road and railways. Na Ali connects the town with Jorhat. Buses and mini vans are daily ply from Jorhat to Titabor. For long distance ASTC operates direct bus from Titabor to Guwahati via Jorhat. It has a railway station on Lumding-Dibrugarh section of Tinsukia railway division of Northeast Frontier Railway. The nearest airport is Jorhat Airport.

Place of interests[edit]

Thengal Bhawan

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.[3] The Thengal Bhawan is now used as a guest house.

Politics[edit]

The Titabar subdivision is part of the Jorhat (Lok Sabha constituency). The current MLA from its assembly constituency is Tarun Gogoi, the former Chief Minister of Assam - he has been in this seat since 2001.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Abdus Sattar, Padma Shri Award winner litterateur and scholar[edit]

References[edit]

Education[edit]

Titabor is famous for its rich educational pedigree. It is home to the educational giant Pragjyotika, an institute which aims to provide a safe and challenging learning environment that consists of numerous curricular and extra-curricular activities for students. Pragjyotika Academy, situated in the heart of Titabor, is one of the top institutes of the state imparting education at a secondary level as well as for competitive exams like IIT-JEE(Mains & Advanced), NEET, AIIMS etc.It is a beacon of academic excellence nurturing young aspirants to face every possible challenge in today's highly competitive world. With a line up of faculties from Kota, Delhi, Visakhapatnam etc., it is the right place for a student to nurture and grow.