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About Duliajan

An industrial town, Duliajan is known as an advanced and developed town in India, which is located in the district of Dibrugarh that is part of the upper north-east corner of India. Located at a distance of 45 km to the east of Dibrugarh City, this is one of the most well-known cities that are rich with oil.  The climate is warm and pleasant in Duliajan. During winter, there is very less rainfall when compared to summer. The average annual temperature is 23.2 °C and the rainfall seen here on an average is 2528 mm. December is the driest month that has a rainfall of close to 21 mm. The maximum of the precipitation occurs in the month of July with the average being 489 mm. August is the warmest month that has an average temperature of 27.8 °C. The average temperature in January falls down to 16.1 °C, which is the lowest temperature during the entire year.


History of Duliajan

The name of the city was derived from the terms Dulia, which means that palanquin bearers of the Ahom kings, and Jan, which is called a river stream. The Ahom kings, who were also known as the Swargadeos, liked to hunt in the dense Upper Dihing forests. These kings would travel by boats from the capital of Rangpur and Gargoan to the Dikhow river located in Brahmaputra, then travel upstream, get into the Dihin river and camp at the entrance of the stream that is located close to the Tipling-Ghat in the current place of Duliajan. The stream was known as the guide for the bearers of the palanquin. Hence, when the new oil town was built in this area, the name Duliajan became a natural choice for this place in order to honor the palanquin bearers. Initially, this place was a very small and was known as a village. It developed at a rapid pace and the Government of India has acknowledged it as a town.

The Government of India has bestowed this town with many awards for building impressive infrastructure in this town. This town has developed in such a way that it is considered to be one of the most developed towns in the 21st century. This town is well known both in India as well in foreign countries.

According to one legend, a sub-community of the Ahom called the Dulia Khel settled on the bank of the small rivulet Duriajan, which still exists as a small village of Kachari Pathar, located close to Duliajan. This Duriajan was later converted to Duliajan after the place was  by the Dulia community.

Tourism of Duliajan

Frequent travelers are of the opinion that the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary, Bherjan Borjan Padumoni Wildlife Sanctuary, and Tea Gardens are the places that one should not be missed by tourists.
There are 2 primary attractions in Mon, which is a city that is located at a distance of 113 km from Duliajan and 5 primary tourist attractions in Pasighat, which is located at a distance of 197 km from Duliajan. The popular landmarks are Jawaharlal Nehru College in Pasighat and Tuli in Mon.

Shopping in Duliajan

Though there are no big shopping complexes but the ones found in metro cities, yet the markets are self sufficient. Some of the markets in and around Duliajan in Assam are:

Kalyan Market
Address: Sivasagar

Address: Lachit Park, Ward Number 4, Sivasagar   
Gogoi Market
Address: Duliajan

Address: Jathipotia

Sibsagar Enterprize
Address: Boarding Rd, Sivasagar

Balijan (H) Bazzar
Address: Nau - Pukhri Rd, Phukonbari 196/197 Grant

Central Market Charali
Address: Boarding Rd, Sivasagar

Jogani Market
Address: At Road, ASTC Tin Ali, A.T.Road, Sivasagar

Super Market
Address: Nazira Ali Rd, Sivasagar

Old Apna Bazar
Address: Dhodar Ali Rd, Nazira Town

M/s. Kamakhya Stores
Address: AT Rd, Ushapur, Moran Town

New Apna Bazar
Address: ONGC Colony Rd, Nazira

Madina Shopping Mall
Address: Sonari

Anima Sanatary & Paints
Address: G N G Rd, Sivasagar

Hospitals in Duliajan

The hospitals of Duliajan are well equipped with some of the best doctors in town. Some of the important hospitals in Duliajan are:

Assam Government Hospital
Address: Art Center, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602
Phone: +(91)-374-2300591

Tata Referral Hospital
Address: A T Road, Chabua, Dibrugarh – 786184

Jj Memorial & Digonsitc Hospital
Address: Jj Memorial & Diagnostic Hospital, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh – 786002

Sanjivani Hospital
Address: Bordoloi Avenue, Jalan Nagar, Dibrugarh - 786001
Phone: +(91)-373-2320795

Medical Stores in Duliajan

Nirmali Medicine Store
Address: Joya Nagar, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602, Near B O C Gate

Bordoloi Medical Store
Address: Oil Market Shop No 91b, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602

Good Health
Address: Station Road, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602
Phone: +(91)-9864973993

Life Line Medical
Address: Station Road, Duliajan, Dibrugarh – 786602
Phone: +(91)-374-2804424

Police Station in Duliajan

Duliajan Police Station
Address: 12-A, Duliajan Road, Tinsukia- 786602
Landmark: Near BN Singh Petrol Pump
Phone: (0374) 2800554

Fire Service Station in Duliajan

Oil India Fire Brigade
Address: Duliajan Oil Town, Assam 786602

Hotels in Duliajan

Duliajan has a number of hotels both cheap and expensive ones. They are safe and equipped with all the amenities. Some hotels also give internet access to their visitors.

Hotel Ballerina
Address: A T Road, Near Prakash Bazar, Tinsukia 786125, India
12.3 km from Duliajan Station

Hotel Highway
Address: A.T. Road | Near Railway Bridge, Tinsukia, India
14.1 km from Duliajan Station

Hotel Center Point
Address: GNB Road, Tinsukia, India
14.1 km from Duliajan Station

Hotel Royal Highness
Address: G.N.B. Road, Khaitan Palaza, Tinsukia 786125, India
14.5 km from Duliajan Station

Hotel Tea County
Address: Convoy Road, Convoy Road, Opp to Assam Sahitya Sabha Bhawan, Chowkidingee, Dibrugarh 786001, India
40.1 km from Duliajan Station

Padmini Resort
Address: Rangagora Road, Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Tinsukia 786125, India
19.8 km from Duliajan Station

Restaurants in Duliajan

Tourists should spend some time enjoying the local cuisine in Duliajan. Popular places to eat here include-

Big Bite Cafee
Address: Utopia Complex, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602, Beside B O C Gate Lane 3
Phone: +(91)-9954469470

Kanchanjongha Complex
Address: Kanchanjongha Complex, Station Road, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602, Near Daily Bazar
Phone: +(91)-7896768196, 9954075686

Anjana Restaurant
Address: National Highway 214A, Dist. Prakasam, Pandilla Palle, Andhra Pradesh 523184
Phone: 084649 59537

Jupitore Restaurant
Address: Daily Bazar, Station Road, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602
Phone: +(91)-9207042685

Zonkipanoi Restaurant
Address: C/O Zonkipanoi Hotel, Station Road, Duliajan, Dibrugarh - 786602
Phone: +(91)-9435039131

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