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Thulungapuri is a memorial in Dotma, Kokrajhar district, Assam, India, dedicated to Bodofa Upendranath Brahma. Bodofa died on 1 May 1990 in Mumbai and was buried on Dotma which is now known as Thulungapuri. [1]

Dotma is a town within the District of Kokrajhar in the state of Assam, North East India. It was once under British rule. It is also one of the Revenue circles and developmental blocks in the Kokrajhar district.

Kokrajhar district District in Assam, India

Kokrajhar district is an administrative district in Bodoland Territorial Area of Assam. It is predominantly inhabited by the Boro tribe. The district has its headquarters located at Kokrajhar Town and occupies an area of 3,169.22 km².

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Assam is a state in northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India.

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