Bokakhat

Bokakhat

Bokakhat is a town and a town area committee in Golaghat district in the state of Assam, India. It is about 23 km away from Kaziranga National Park. The town is base to many nearby tourist places and is well connected to other cities and towns by road. The Kakochang waterfall, an important picnic spot surrounded with magnificent views, lies 13 km away from Bokakhat. Other nearby attractions include the ruins of the ancient Numaligarh or the Deoparbat, the tea gardens of Hatikhuli, Methoni, Difalu and Behora Borchapori and also the coffee and rubber plantations. The nearest airports are at Guwahati and Jorhat. The nearest railway stations are Rangia and Furkating.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Bokakhat had a population of 8844. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bokakhat has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 73%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics

Bokakhat is part of Kaliabor (Lok Sabha constituency).

References

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