Tuesday, April 1, 2008


This site would highlight the history, culture and contemporary issues related to almost nine million strong heterogeneous Muslim community of Assam. Assam is the easternmost state of India.
The state has a total population of 2.62 Crores.
Muslim constitute about 31% 0f the total population of Assam. On the basis of state wise religious population ratio Assam has the highest Muslim percentage in India after Jammu & Kashmir. It has Six Muslim majority districts (according to 2001 census) namely Dhubri, Barpeta, Haialakandi, Karimganj, Goalpara and Nagaon. The history of the Muslims of Assam goes back to the early Thirteenth century when Khalji adventurer Moahammad Bin Bakhtiyar Khalji marched through the land of Brahmputra Valley. He made his expedetion to conquer Tibbet which he believed located on the north of Assam.

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