Purnananda Buragohain Maidam, Jorhat

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Purnananda Buragohain Maidam is a graveyard where the remains of Purnananda Buragohain were cremated. He was the person who had established his kingdom at Macharhat. The Purnananda Buragohain Maidam is located about 5 kilometres from the Jorhat city centre on the way to Sibsagar.

The Maidam was built by the son of Purnananda Buragohain in the year 1817. Today the Purnananda Buragohain Maidam is counted among the historic sites of Jorhat and sees throngs of people visiting the site every year. The maidam is not only historic but also beautifully built that highlights the glory of the deceased king.

Maidams are very common in Assam, and they serve not only as a revered spot where a person is cremated but also as a place where the memories and the glories of the person will forever be remembered. It is very easy to reach the Purnananda Buragohain Maidam as it is close to the city centre.


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