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How many districts are there in Assam?

Is it 27, 25 or 24? If you are sure of the number of districts in the state of Assam, better have a look at it, again!

Especially at this time, when the whole world is peeping into the crisis through state website and informative websites like Census of Inda and wikipedia, the question holds meaning and significance. Since all these websites are quoting different figures on the number of districts in the state. See below [increase in the volume of search with ‘assam’ as keyword in Google’s search engine in the last 7 days. You could see, there is an increase in the search of the term– assam.

According to wikipedia, number of districts in Assam is 27 viz.

1.Tinsukia, 2. Dibrugarh, 3. Sibsagar, 4. Dhemaji, 5. Jorhat, 6. Lakhimpur, 7. Golaghat, 8. Sonitpur, 9. Karbi Anglong, 10. Nagaon, 11. Marigaon, 12. Darrang, 13. Kamrup Rural, 14. Nalbari, 15. Barpeta, 16. Bongaigaon, 17. Goalpara, 18. Kokrajhar, 19. Dhubri, 20. North Cachar Hills, 21. Cachar, 22. Hailakandi, 23. Karimganj, 24. Kamrup Metropolitan, 25. Baksa, 26. Udalguri, 27. Chirang.

Now, click in Census of India website four districts are missing viz. Kamrup Metropolitan, Baksa, Udalguri, Chirang compared to the previous data [wikipedia].

Now, click on the official website of the Assam Government. You will find two districts are missing – Marigaon and Chirang.

Now, you answer-how many districts are there in Assam? Confused!

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