Diphu Knowledge Guide



The town is home to many indigenous communities and other communities from rest of the country, the Karbis, Rengma, Dimasa Kachari, Tiwa Kachari, Bodo Kachari, Garo Kachari, Rabha being the major tribes of the district. The town exhibits peaceful and harmonious coexistence among them. It houses temples, churches, mosques and a gurudwara. The town celebrates all major festivals together with much fun-fare. Rongker, Bushu-Dima, Wangala, Bihu, Sikpui-Ruoi, Christmas, Durga Puja, Diwali, Baikho and other festivals are celebrated with fervour and joy.


Places of interest

Arboretum cum Craft & Cultural Centre It is a newly built Garden on the outskirt of Market. It house Garden, Children park and an Open stage auditorium. Recreation Park cum Medicinal Garden Situated on the Diphu-Manja road it is a very beautiful garden set up by the forest department. The park has much natural scenery, valuable trees and herbs which attracts many people. Taralangso It is in the heart of Diphu. The headquarters of "Karbi Cultural Society", which is an established democratic cultural organisation, is permanently set here. The Karbi Youth Festival is celebrated in Taralangso every year from 15 to 19 February. During the festival the place becomes a cultural pilgrimage. Botanical Garden About 7 km away from Diphu along the Lumding road, there is a botanical garden of Forest west division. The garden is rich in many valuable trees, herbs and orchids. Arboretum It is an old Arboretum garden. Situated on lumding road. near the town border. Statue of Rongpharpi Rongbe In the middle of the town there is a great statue of Rongpharpi Rongbe and her comrades- a grand sculpture enlivened in the hand of its sculptor. It has immortalised a glorified page of Karbi history. Rongpharpi Rongbe was the first woman who rebelled against exploitation and oppression. District Museum Umwang

Public parks and gardens

Arboretum cum Craft & Cultural Centre. Arboretum (old). Recreation cum Medicinal Park. Botanical Garden. Khorsing Ingti Children Park. Semsongsing Ingti Memorial Park. Gandhi Park.



National Highway 329A connect the town to outside place. Diphu is well connected to most districts and important towns of Assam by Government and private buses. Shared Car also ply between nearby town and places. Auto rickshaw is the main mode of transport within the town.


The town is served by Diphu railway station of Northeast Frontier Railway zone which lies on Lumding–Dibrugarh section. Many crucial trains connect the town like Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express, Brahmaputra Mail, Kamrup Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Chandigarh Express, Nagaland Express etc.