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Kokrajhar District Day | Celebrating Independence as a Separate Administrative District

Kokrajhar District Day: Marking its formation as a separate administrative district in 1983, Kokrajhar District Day is celebrated annually on July 1st.

Kokrajhar Celebrates District Day

Kokrajhar, previously part of the undivided Goalpara district, underwent a transformation on July 1, 1983. This marked the creation of Kokrajhar as a separate administrative district, a milestone achievement under the leadership of Bimala Prasad Chaliha, the then Chief Minister of Assam.

The people of Kokrajhar, BTR (Bodoland Territorial Council) hold July 1st in high regard as they annually celebrate “District Day,” paying tribute to the establishment of their distinct district. This noteworthy occasion marks the milestone when Kokrajhar attained its independent district status.

About Kokrajhar District

Kokrajhar Town. Photo Credit: Kokrajhar Now.

Kokrajhar district, situated within the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) of Assam, is an vibrant administrative district. The district is characterized by its cultural diversity and predominantly inhabited by the Boro tribe. Kokrajhar is located alongside the banks of the Gaurang river.

Kokrajhar district is bordered by Bhutan to the north, Chirang and Bongaigaon to the east, Dhubri to the south, and West Bengal to the west.

Explore Kokrajhar District.


1. When is the Kokrajhar district day celebrated?

On 1st July, the Kokrajhar district day is celebrated every year.

2. Which year Kokrajhar was established as a separate administrative district?

Kokrajhar was established as a separate administrative district on July 1, 1983.

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