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DATE OF DISTRICT DAY CELEBRATION IN ASSAM [DISTRICT WISE LIST]

As per the cabinet decision of the Assam government on 27th January 2022, it was decided district day will be celebrated in all the districts of Assam. But what is the date of district day celebration in Assam?

The date of district day celebration in Assam will be based on the date of creation of the district. And if no date of creation of the district is available, the date of joining of the first Deputy Commissioner will be celebrated as District Day.

In this blog post, I will provide the exact date when the district day will be celebrated for each district in Assam. Moreover, I will also provide other relevant data.

Date of District Day Celebration in Assam

The date of district day celebration in Assam of a particular district will be based on 2 criteria. They are listed below.

  • Date of creation of a particular district will be celebrated as District Day by all the 35 districts of Assam.
  • If no notification of creation of district is unavailable, then date of joining of first Deputy Commissioner in the district will be celebrated as District Day by the district.

Purpose of District Day Celebration in Assam

There is a good purpose of district day celebration in Assam by all the districts. Some of the purposes are listed below.

  • Since District Day will be celebrated with involvement of local people, it will bring a sense of enthusiasm among the people.
  • It will provide a step towards improving administration and public relations.
  • District Day will also be the day for giving awards and recognition to the people of the district for their unique contribution.

Date of District Day Celebration  of All the Districts of Assam.

Assam Map

The creation day of each district is different from the other. Each district has a unique history and culture associated with it.

Before the independence of 1947, there were 13 districts in Assam. It rose to 35 districts by 2022. The lasted created district in Assam is Tamulpur district. 

In this section below I will provide the date of district day celebration in all the 35 districts. Moreover, other information on district creation will be provided.

Baksa

The Baksa district was created on 1st June, 2004. So,1st June of every year will be celebrated as Baksa District Day.

The Baksa district was formed from the territory comparing portions of Barpeta, Nalbari and Kamrup District.

Barpeta

The Barpeta district was created on 1st July, 1983. So,1st July of every year will be celebrated as Barpeta District Day.

In 1983, Barpeta district was carved out of the old Kamrup district.

Biswanath

The Biswanath district was created on 15th August, 2015. So,15th August of every year will be celebrated as Biswanath District Day.

Biswanath district was created by amalgamating Gohpur, most of the part of Biswanath sub-division of Sonitpur district. 

Bongaigaon

The Bongaigaon district was created on 29th September, 1989. So,29th September of every year will be celebrated as Bongaigaon District Day.

Bongaigaon was created from parts of Goalpara and Kokrajhar District.

Bajali

The Bajali district was created on 12th January, 2021. So,12th January of every year will be celebrated as Bajali District Day.

Bajali district is the 34th district of the Indian state of Assam. It was carved out of Barpeta district. The Assam Cabinet headed by former Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal approved the proposal to make Bajali a full-fledged district on 10 August 2020. On 12 January 2021 Bajali was formally declared as a district.

Cachar

The Cachar district was created on 6th February, 1874. So,6th February of every year will be celebrated as Cachar District Day.

Cachar was one of the 13 districts of Assam that existed before the Independence of 1947. Cachar was rebuilt as a district by the British in 1874.

Charaideo

The Charaideo district was created on 15th August, 2015. So,15th August of every year will be celebrated as Charaideo District Day.

Charaideo was carved out of the Sivasagar district of Assam. Sonari is the headquarter of this Charaideo District.

Chirang

The Chirang district was created on 4th June, 2004. So, the district day celebration in Assam for Chirang district will be 4th June of every year.

Chirang district was carved out of Barpeta and Bongaigaon  District of Assam. It is one of the 4 districts that fall under Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD).

Darrang

The Darrang district was created on 1st July, 1983. So,1st July of every year will be celebrated as Darrang District Day.

Dhemaji

The Dhemaji district was created on 14th October, 1989. So,14th October of every year will be celebrated as Dhemaji District Day.

Dhubri

The Dhubri district was created on 1st July, 1983. So,1st July of every year will be celebrated as Dhubri District Day.

Dhubri District was curved out of Goalpara district.

Dibrugarh

The Dibrugarh district was created on 2nd September, 1971. So,2nd September of every year will be celebrated as Dibrugarh District Day.

Dibrugarh district curved out of Lakhimpur

Dima Hasao (North Cachar Hills)

The Dima Hasao (North Cachar Hills) district was created on 2nd February, 1970. So,2nd February of every year will be celebrated as Dima Hasao (North Cachar Hills) District Day.

On 1 April 2010, the Name of North Cachar Hills district changed to Dima Hasao.

Goalpara

The Goalpara district was created on 1st July, 1983. So, the district day celebration in Assam for Goalpara district will be 1st July of every year.

Golaghat

The Golaghat district was created on 15th August, 1987. So,15th August of every year will be celebrated as Golaghat District Day.

Hailakandi

The Hailakandi district was created on 29th September, 1989. So,29th September of every year will be celebrated as Hailakandi District Day.

Hojai

The Hojai district was created on 15th August, 2015. So, the district day celebration in Assam for Hojai district will be 15th August of every year.

Jorhat

The Jorhat district was created on 15th August, 1947. So,15th August of every year will be celebrated as Jorhat District Day.

Kamrup

The Kamrup district was created on 3rd February, 2003. So,3rd February of every year will be celebrated as Kamrup District Day.

Kamrup Metropolitan

The Kamrup Metropolitan district was created on 3rd February, 2003. So,3rd of February every year will be celebrated as Kamrup Metropolitan District Day.

Karbi Anglong

The Karbi Anglong district was created on 2nd February, 1970. So,2nd February of every year will be celebrated as Karbi Anglong District Day.

Previously Karbi Anglong was known as Mikir Hills. It’s name was changed to Karbi Anglong in 1976.

Karimganj

The Karimganj district was created on 1st July, 1983. So,1st July of every year will be celebrated as Karimganj District Day.

Kokrajhar

The Kokrajhar district was created on 1st July, 1983. So, the district day celebration in Assam for Kokrajhar district will be 1st July of every year.

Lakhimpur

The Lakhimpur district was created on 2nd October, 1971. So, 2nd October of every year will be celebrated as Lakhimpur District Day.

Majuli

The Majuli district was created on 27th June, 2016. So, 27th June of every year will be celebrated as Majuli District Day.

Morigaon

The Morigaon district was created on 29th September, 1989. So, 29th September of every year will be celebrated as district day celebration in Assam of Morigaon district.

Nagaon

The Nagaon district was created on 15th August, 1947. So, 15th August of every year will be celebrated as Nagaon District Day.

Nalbari

The Nalbari district was created on 14th August, 1985. So, 14th August of every year will be celebrated as Nalbari District Day.

Sivasagar

The Sivasagar district was created on 1st July, 1983. So, the district day celebration in Assam for Sivasagar district will be 1st July of every year.

On July 1, 1983, Sivasagar was declared a district in its present form after Jorhat and Golaghat subdivisions of the district were carved out from the undivided Sivasagar district and were made two separate districts.

Sonitpur

The Sonitpur district was created on 1st July, 1983. So,1st July of every year will be celebrated as Sonitpur District Day.

South Salamara-Mankachar

The South Salamara-Mankachar district was created on 15th August, 2015. So,15th August of every year will be celebrated as South Salamara-Mankachar District Day.

Tinsukia

The Tinsukia district was created on 1st October, 1989. So, the district day celebration in Assam for Tinsukia district will be 1st October of every year.

The city was built in the middle of the present city of Tinsukia. It was declared the 23rd district of Assam on 1 October 1989 when it was split from Dibrugarh.

Tamulpur

The Tamulpur district was created on 23rd January, 2020. So,23rd January of every year will be celebrated as Tamulpur District Day.

Udalguri

The Udalguri district was created on 14th June, 2004. So,14th June of every year will be celebrated as Udalguri District Day.

West Karbi Anglong

The West Karbi Anglong district was created on 15th August 2015. So, the district day celebration in Assam for West Karbi Anglong distrct will be on 15th August of every year.

List of Date of District Day Celebration of all the Districts of Assam

This section will provide a comprehensive list of date of district day celebration in Assam of all the districts.

Sl. NoName of District in AssamDate of District Day Celebration in Assam
1Baksa1st June
2Barpeta1st July
3Biswanath15th August
4Bongaigaon29th September
5Bajali12th January
6Cachar6th February
7Charaideo15th August
8Chirang4th June
9Darrang1st July
10Dhemaji14th October
11Dhubri1st July
12Dibrugarh2nd September
13Dima Hasao (North Cachar Hills)2nd February
14Goalpara1st July
15Golaghat15th August
16Hailakandi29th September
17Hojai15th August
18Jorhat15th August
19Kamrup3rd February
20Kamrup Metropolitan3rd February
21Karbi Anglong2nd February
22Karimganj1st July
23Kokrajhar1st July
24Lakhimpur2nd October
25Majuli27th June
26Morigaon29th September
27Nagaon15th August
28Nalbari14th August
29Sivasagar1st July
30Sonitpur1st July
31South Salamara-Mankachar15th August
32Tinsukia1st October
33Tamulpur23rd January
34Udalguri14th June
35West Karbi Anglong15th August

Conclusion

Summing up, now you know the date of district day celebration in Assam. I have collected the data from different sources as correctly as possible. The data will be updated now and then. So, please keep visiting this blog and do comment.

ZIAUL
ZIAUL
My name is Ziaul. I have been living in Guwahati since my birth. Guwahati is the "Gateway of North East India" and the meeting ground of diverse cultures. In this blog, I will provide you a simplified version of the trending topics on Guwahati and Assam. I hope, my articles will be helpful and useful to bring Guwahati and Assam to the front page of the world.
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