5 facts about Jorhat you might not know

Jorhat is known as the cultural capital of Assam, and we all know that already. Here we are going to inform you  5 amazing facts about Jorhat that you may don’t know.

So lets begin the count down :

1.   The oldest golf course in Asia is situated in Jorhat. That is Gymkhana Club, Jorhat. It is also the third oldest golf course in the world.

                                                         Pic: Jorhat Gymkhana Club

2.   The oldest Tea research institute of the world is also situated in our Jorhat. That is Tocklai Tea Research Center, Jorhat. It was established in the year 1911.

                                                      Pic : Tocklai Tea Research Center

3.   Doss & Co, the popular departmental store of the city is actually the oldest departmental store in North-east India.

                                                                Pic : Doss & Co

4.   The Jorhat Races is the only horse race event in the entire north-east India. Also the horse race is 136 years old


                                                                       Pic : Jorhat Races

5.   Padma Shri Hemendra Prasad Barooah, the great entrepreneur from Jorhat was also the  first person to secure MBA degree of north east India.    


                                                               Pic: Hemendra Barooah       

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