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About Kharupetia

Kharupetia is a town in Darrang district of Assam. Kharupetia is one of the fast developing commercial towns in Assam. The town of Kharupetia is one of the trade and commercial centres in the Darrang district and the state of Assam as a whole.

Demography of Kharupetia

According to 2001 India census, Kharupetia has a population of 17,784. The population of male is  54% and that of the female is 46%. The average literacy rate of Kharupetia is 73%, with male literacy being 78%, and female literacy 68%. Most of the population of Kharupetia consist of Bengali community people, followed by Assamese, Nepali and Hindi people.

Economy of Kharupetia

The primary occupation of people of Kharupetia is agriculture. Vegetables grown in Kharupetia are known all over Assam for their quality. The town exports fresh vegetables, fish and staples across Assam and other parts of India. Kharupetia is also one the biggest market of vegetables and  agricultural crops in Assam. There are also a number of mustard oil and rice mills located here.

Tourist Spots in Kharupetia

Kharupetia is a beautiful place in Darrang district. Located in Kharupetia town are some important places of tourist interest like Kali Mandir, Shiv Mandir and Sri Sri Ramkrishna Sevashram, which tourists should visit during their stay in Kharupetia. 

Kali Mandir

This is a beautiful temple located in Kharupetia. Dedicated to Goddess Kali, the temple witnesses large kali mandirnumber of devotess here. Kali puja is the main festival celebrated in the temple.

Shiv Mandir

The Kharupetia Shiv mandir is one of the important temples located in the Kharupetia town. The temple is thronged by a huge number of devotees during Shivratri festival celebrated here with much fanfare and enthusiasm.

Sri Sri Ramkrishna Sevashram

Sri Sri Ramkrishna Sevashram is one of the most revered temples located in Kharupetia. A large number of devotes visit the temple everyday. The temple premises are the primary things of attraction with greenery sprawling all around.

Transport Services in Kharupetia

The town of Kharupetia is connected well to other parts of Assam by airways, railways and roadways.

By Air: The nearest airport to Kharupetia is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Kharupetia is Udalguri railway station.

By Road: Kharupetia is connected to the rest of Assam and northeast by National Highway 52. There are bus services  available from Guwahati and other places of Assam to Kharupetia. In Kharupetia buses and auto rickshaws are the local means of communication.

Services in Kharupetia

The town of Kharupetia strives to provide emergency and utility services to the citizens with whatever limited resources it has. Services like police stations, fire stations, banks and postal services are available in Kharupetia. Find below the contact details of the same in Kharupetia.

Police Station in Kharupetia

Given below is the contact details of police station located in Kharupetia.

Kharupetia police station
Phone: (03711) 254283, 224387

Fire Station in Kharupetia

Mentioned below the contact details of fire brigade in Kharupetia.

Fire Station
Phone:03713 254 360

Banks in Kharupetia

Banks like the State Bank of India, UCO Bank, Canara Bank and Union Bank have their branches in Kherupetia. Following are the locations and contact details of the banks across the Kharupetia town.

State Bank Of India SBI
Address: Kharupetia, Assam
Phone: 03713- 254245, 254194
IFSC Code: SBIN0002077

Union Bank Of India
Address: Kharupetia, Assam
Phone: 03713 - 254263
IFSC Code: UBIN0536393

UCO Bank
Address: Kharupetia, Assam
Phone: 03713-254287
IFSC Code: UCBA0000872

Canara Bank
Address: Kharupetia, Assam
IFSC Code: CNRB0004159

Post Office in Kharupetia

Given below is the contact details of post office located in Kharupetia.

Kharupetia Post Office
Address: The Post Master,
Niz Kharupetia Post Office,
Kharupetiaghat Taluk,
Darrang District,
Pincode: 784115

Kharupetia Fact File

State: Assam
District: Darrang
Geographic Coordinates: 26.52°N 92.13°E
Elevation: 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2001): 17,783
Official Languages: Assamese
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN: 784115
Phone Code: 03713

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