The Jorhat city of Assam has many tourist attractions owing to which it has turned out to be a preferred travel destination in Assam. The Lachit Borphukhan’s Maidam is one of the places of interest in the city. It is a memorial stone which had been built in the memory of Lachit Borphukan who was an Ahom general. He had excellent military skills and fought very bravely in the battle of Saraighat to conquer back Guwahati from the Mughals. He was also known to have great leadership skills. After a year of the victory at Saraighat, Lachit Borphukan passed away due to some serious health issues. After his sad demise this maidam was constructed by Swargadeo Udayaditya Singha in the year 1672. The remains of this great warrior lie here and he is still remembered and honored by the people of Assam. A visit to this maidam is a very important part of tourism to Jorhat by which we can all pay our homage and respect to this great soul. Lachit Borphukhan’s Maidam in urban area of the state is a vibrant place to be visited and is a perfect blend of modernity and tradition.
A beautiful marble mausoleum can be seen at this location which marks as a tribute to the lost hero of the state of Assam. This maidam is a symbol of historical relevance which makes us aware of the brave and talented personalities that our country had in the ancient times.
The Jorhat city is well connected to all the major parts of the country via railways, roadways and airways.
The Lachit Borphukan’s Maidam is located about 16 kms from the city and be easily reached by hiring a bus or cab.
The months of October to March are the ideal time to plan holidays in the Jorhat city when the climate is very comfortable to enjoy trip to the place.