Lekai Chetia Maidam is a ‘Thaan’ or a religious institution dedicated to an Ahom officer, Lekai Chetia who worked under Swragodeo Pratapsingha. The large ‘maidan’ is located near the Mankota road at Sessa. The Lekai Chetia Maidam is known as a ‘Thaan’ because it is regarded as a religious institution.
Within the premises of this religious institution there is a site which is called the ‘Lekai’. Today the Lekai is counted among the revered spots not only in Dibrugarh but also in the entire state of Assam. It is frequently visited by locals and tourists alike.
Apart from Lekai Chetia Maidam, Dibrugarh city has several other popular maidams such as the Barbarua Maidam, Sorumechlow and Bormechlow Maidam and the Bahikhowa Dasharath Dowerah Borphukan maidam. Reaching the Lekai Chetia Maidam is very convenient and apart from hired taxis, auto rickshaws and city buses ply on this route.