The name Golaghat ('Gola' which means shop and 'Ghat' means the landing point of river ferry)originated from the shops established by
the 'Marwari' businessman during the mid part of 20th century AD at the bank of river Dhansiri near present Golaghat Town.
Early Period:Stone inscription of Nagajari Khanikar gaon of Sarupathar, dating back to the 5th century, reveals that there was an independent
kingdom in Doyang - Dhansiri valley and relics of ramparts, brick structures, temples, tanks etc. discovered in these area confirms the presence of a
kingdom during 9th and 10th century. Read more