Saraighat (English) [ IPA: সাৰাইঘাট ASM: শৰাইঘাট]
Contributed by: Bikram M Baruah on 2009-03-11
1. HistorialAhom DynastyPlace(Proper Noun) Saraighat is a place near Guwahati in Assam, on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra. Sarai was a small village where the old abandoned N.F. Railway station of Amingaon was located. The famous Battle of Saraighat was fought near this place on the river. There is a road-cum-rail bridge over the river Brahmaputra joining the north & the south banks at Saraighat. This bridge is the first bridge on river Brahmaputra in Assam.