Jorabat is a village, suburban fringe and a junction which covers area under both Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya, India and Kamrup Metropolitan district, Assam, India, with greater parts in Kamrup Metropolitan district of Assam and lesser southern parts in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya.
Suburb and Town
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793101 or 781023
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The area is sandwiched between southern Brahmaputra Valley and northern parts of East Khasi Hills.
Though the area mostly lies in Kamrup (Metropolitan) district of Assam, being a transportation hub area is a conglomeration of communities living in harmony and peace which is hard to find in the rest of North east India where hostilities between various ethnic and religious group is a common scenario. The occupation of majority of the people living in Jorabat is business. The Nepalese and Bihari community constitute a majority in the area whereas Assamese, Khasi, Bengali, Punjabi, Garo, Missing, Bodo, Adivashis (Tea Tribe), Bishnupriyas, Rajasthanis and religious minorities makes a combined sizable part of demography.
Places of interest and importanceEdit
- Shri Shri Bhadrakaleshwari Mandir
- Friday weekly bazaar
- Jorabat Electricity Bill collection centre (Government of Assam)
- Jorabat Telephone Exchange
- North East Cancer Hospital
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