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Thengal Bhavan

Jorhat

Thengal Bhavan Overview

Ranked 7 of 36 sightseeing in Jorhat

Thengal Bhavan is the site where the first daily Assamese newspaper was published. It is also famous as the site from where the first daily newspaper in any language was published from a village, in India. This centre was built by Raibahadur Shiva Prasad Barooah in 1880. Later in 1929, he established a printing press for weekly newspapers in the local language.

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