On 28 January, 1894, the farmers got in
face to face battle with the British as a protest of raise on the tax
levied on their lands, in Patharughat. Knoen as the first farmer
revolution during the Indian freedom movement, 140 people died and more
than 150 people were injured in this revolution. It is known as the
Battle of Patharughat, due to its occurrence in Patharughat . The
Patharughat region is currently situated in 12 km south from Mangaldai
town of Darrang district.