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The District of Cachar is located in the Southernmost part of Assam is one of the oldest district of Assam. It is bounded on the North by Barali and Jayantia hill ranges, on the South by the State Mizoram, on the East by sister district Hailakandi and Karimganj. The district was created in 1830 after annexation of Kachari Kingdom by British. In 1854, North Cachar was annexed and tagged to the district. In 1951 erstwhile North Cachar Sub-Division was made a separate district and taken out of Cachar.In 1983 erstwhile Karimganj Sub-Division and in 1989, Hailakandi Sub-Division was made a separate District.


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Silchar is well conected by rail,road and air. Bus service is available from Guwahati, Shillong, Agartala, Imphal,Aizwal and Dimapur. After the inauguration of broad-gauge rail-track in 2015, Silchar now has direct rail connectivity with New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Agartala. Silchar is connected to New Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata,Guwahati,Agartala & Imphal by air. Silchar domestic airport is located at Kumbhirgram which is only a 20km drive from the heart of the city and offers beautiful scenic views of the Arunaband and Kumbhirgram Tea Gardens overseeing the magnificent Borail hill ranges.

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See[edit][add listing]

  • Tea Gardens , Central Univ. (20 Km), NIT , Medical College, Airport, Central Road Market Area etc..  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Khaspur. The Capital of Old Cachari Kingdom. Beautiful place with the ruins of the fort used by the Cachari Kings.  edit
  • Bhuban Hills.  edit
  • Silchar (Polytechnic).  edit

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  • Abhahan, Premtola. Book Stall  edit
  • Ellora Market, Near Ellora Hotel. Foreign Goods  edit
  • Vishal Mega Mart, Central Road.  edit
  • Goldighi Shopping Mall, Nazirpatty.  edit

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Hasty Tasty serves good fast food.

  • Riya Palace, (Opp Gandhi Bagh).  edit
  • Borail View Hotel, Park Road (Near Red Cross Society).  edit
  • NAHAZ, U K D Sarani (Near Women's College), 9435072558. 1PM to 9.30 PM. Specilised in Thai and chinese fast Food, The most happening place in Silchar  edit

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Borail View and Riya Palace, [1].  edit

Hotel Pajerat: in the same street where you can buy tickets for sumo to Imphal, therefore convenient if you plan to go by sumo next morning(departures at 6am); clean double room with bathroom, fan for 590Rps


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