Assam, Dec 6: Assam is going to get a new district in lower Assam. This was announced by state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma while addressing a public meeting for the election in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).

Sarma made the aforementioned statement in an election rally at Ghagrachak, Goibari, Assam. The finance minister announced that keeping in mind the greater interests of the local people, Tamulpur would be declared as a new district in lower Assam.

Currently, Tamulpur is a sub-division of Baksa the district under the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).

We will create the Tamulpur district. Tamulpur district will include Darangajuli, Goibari, Nagrijuli, and Suklai Serfang constituencies of the BTC. There will be five districts in BTC. Currently, there are four districts under the BTC,” Sarma said.

The BTR has four districts, which are Kokrajhar, Chirang, Udalguri, and Baksa.