Published in: 2020
Publisher: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
SFD Lite Report - Tinsukia, India
Tinsukia, the headquarter town of Tinsukia district, is situatedon NH-37 in the north-eastern part of the state of Assam, India. Originally Tinsukia was the capital of Motok Kingdom and was known as Changmai Pathar. Located at a distance of 491km east of State Capital, Dispur, it is strategically connected to surrounding tea gardens, oil towns, coalfields, orange cultivations and other agricultural products. Tinsukia is considered as a major commercial centre in Upper Assam.