Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Lakhipur | type = city | latd = 24.8 | longd = 93.02
locator_position = left | state_name = Assam
district = Cachar
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altitude = 22
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 12,545| population_density =
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area_telephone = 0091 3842 87
postal_code = 788103
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Lakhipur (লক্ষিপুর) is a town and a town area committee in Cachar district in the Indian state of Assam.


Lakhipur is located at coord|24.8|N|93.02|E| [ [ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Lakhipur] ] . It has an average elevation of 22 metres (72 feet).


As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Lakhipur had a population of 12,545. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Lakhipur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 52%. In Lakhipur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Climate of Lakhipur is significant for excessive humidity and being shut in by ranges of hills on North, East and South, heat during summer becomes unbearable. During rainy season, the air is surcharged with moisture and rainfall is extremely heavy. The winter is not so cold as that of Brahmaputra velley. The rainy season starts from May and continues up to October.

Lakhipur Sub Division

Lakhipur Sub-Division was created in the year 1992 vide Govt. Notification No. GAG(B). 26/91/36 DTD. 23.03.1992 COMPRISING 212 Nos. of Revenue Villages. The Sub-Division is having 4 (four) Nos. of Development Blocks and also 4 (four) Nos. of ICDS Projects, 1 (one) Circle Office, 2 (two) Nos. fo Police Stations and 2 (two) Nos. of Police Out Post.

The Lakhipur Civil Sub-Diovision is bounded by in the East Manipur State, West – Silchar Sadar Sub-Division, North – N.C. Hills Boarder and South – Sonai Circle. The total population of the Sub-Division is estimated at 2,52,642 (approx). The Sub-Division has been maintaining a unique unity in diversity although it has a population belonging to different caste, language, religion and cultural.

The very name of the Sub-Division “LAKHIPUR” happens to be very ancient (One): Two schools of opinion as to the origin of its name exist. According to one school of opinion the name relates to “LAKSHMI” the Goddess of wealth of the Hindu Methodology. Another School is of the opinion that the place has been named after the illustrious Dimasa King “LAKSHINARAYAN” who ruled this part of the country in ancient times.

Names of Head of Offices under Lakhipur Sub-Division with Locations.

*Office of the Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Circle Officer, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Block Development Officer, Lakhipur (Fulertal).
*Office of the Block Development Officer, Rajabazar.
*Office of the Block Development Officer, Banskandi.
*Office of the Block Development Officer, Binnakandi.
*Office of the Child Development Project Officer, Lakhipur (Fulertal).
*Office of the Child Development Project Officer, Rajabazar.
*Office of the Child Development Project Officer, Banskandi.
*Office of the Child Development Project Officer, Binnakandi.
*Office of the Block Elementary Education Officer, Lakhipur (Pailapool).
*Office of the Block Elementary Education Officer, Rajabazar.
*Office of the Sub-Registrar (Registration), Lakhipur.
*Office of the Sub-Divisional Agricultural Officer, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Sub-Divisional Fishery Development Officer, Lakhipur.
*Officer of the Inspector, Labour, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Inspector, Handloom & Textiles, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Officer-In-Charge, Lakhipur Police Station.
*Office of the Officer-In-Charge, Jirighat Police Station.
*Office of the In-Charge, Banskandi Investigation Centre, Banskandi.
*Office of the In-Charge, Joypur Police Out Post, Joypur.
*Office of the Sub-Divisional Information & Public Relations Officer, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Range Forest Officer, Jirighat Range, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Asstt. Executive Engineer, PHE, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Asstt. Executive Engineer, ASEB, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Sub-Divisional Welfare officer, Lakhipur (Chiripool).
*Office of the Deputy Superintendent of Excise, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Sub-Divisional Medical & Health Officer, Lakhipur.
*Office of the Sub-Divisional Medical & Health Officer, Harinagar.
*Office of the Manager, Sericulture Firm, Pailapool.
*Office of the Manager, Govt. E.S.G. Harinagar, Cachar.
*Office of the Asstt. Surgeon, Veterinary, Lakhipur (Fulertal).
*Office of the Asstt. Surgeon, Veterinary, Joypur.
*Office of the Asstt. Surgeon, Veterinary, Banskandi.
*Office of the In-Charge, Fire Service Station, Lakhipur.


There are two revenue Circle under Lakhipur Subdivision. They are--

#Lakhipur Revenue Circle.
#Sonai Revenue Circle (part).


#Lakhipur Development Block, (Fulertal).
#Rajabazar Development Block, Joypur Rajabazar.
#Banskandi Development Block, Banskandi.
#Binnakandi Development Block, Binnakandi.


*Lakhipur PHC, Lakhipur.
*Singerband PHC,Singerband.
*Jirighat N.P.H.C. Jirighat.
*Diger Fulertal S.H.C., Hmarkhawlien (Katukhal).
*Banskandi N.P.H.C., Banskandi.
*Harinagar PHC, Harinagar.
*Joypur S.H.C., Joypur Rajabazar.


*Block Veterinary Dispensary and A. I. Centre, Lakhipur, Fulertal.

*Joypur Veterinary Dispensary and A. I. Centre, Joypur.

*Harinagar Veterinary Dispensary and A. I. Centre, Harinagar.

*Banskandi Veterinary Dispensary and A. I. Centre, Banskandi.

*Nos. of College(s) – 3
*Nos. of Higher Secondary School(s) – 4
*Nos. of M.E. School(s) – 42
*Nos. of M.E. Madrassa(s) – 6
*Nos. of M.V. School(s) – 5
*Nos. of Primary School(s) – 335
*Nos. of Senior Basic School(s) – Nil
*Nos. of Junior Basic School(s) – 5


P.W.D. Roads: -

#Fulertal – Lakhipur – Sapormoina Road.
#Pailapool- Kumacherra Road.
#Joypur Sibasthan Road.
#Banskandi-Sonai Road
#National Highway-53

Railway Network:

One railway (Meter Gauge) link starting from Silchar to Jiribam (Manipur) Via-Lakhipur SubDivision.

*Bhuban Valley


Lakhipur is part of Silchar (Lok Sabha constituency). [cite web
url =
title = List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies
accessdate = 2008-10-05
work = Assam
publisher = Election Commission of India


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