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Chatla-A seasonal Wetland. Find more from Wikipedia

Chatla Wetland is located in the District Cachar of the state Assam. The residents of Chatla are mainly of Bengali, Chatla haor’ is a seasonal wetland where people are engaged in agriculture during dry period (October-March) while the wetland act as a fishery during wet period (April- September). Chatla is located near the second largest town of Assam, Silchar. The main language spoken here is Sylheti by the Bengali population.  Rice is the staple food and fish is also available.

Geography of Chatla
The climate of Chatla is tropical in nature. The summer is usually hot and humid with heavy rainfall at times. The winter season starts from the month of November and continues till February. The heavy rainfall at Chatla raises flood at times. Chatlar had also seen Four major floods in the year 1986, 1991, 2004 and 2007.


Chatla is well connected to other parts of Assam and the country via Silchar, Chatla is 15 km away from silchar. Regular bus operates from Agartala, Imphal, Guwahati and Aizwal to Silchar.
If travelling by train, Silchar is connected with meter gauge railway tracks to Lumding which further connects to Guwahati. The meter gauge railway was first built by the British which offers a splendid journey all through.
The nearest airport to Silchar is at Kumbhigram which lies at a distance of 22 km. It is also considered the fourth busiest airport of Assam.

Get Around Chatla
Besides some important relics and the greenery of Chatla, one can visit Assam University Silchar. It is Central University. The beautiful hill area and surroundings make it a wonderful place for visit. Furthermore one can also visit Irongmara Market which is also a good place to spend an enjoyable time.. Besides some other interesting location worth visit are:

    • Barambaba Temple – It is one of a renowned temple of Lord Shiva in the entire Districts of Lower Assam frequented by devotees from the state.
    • Rosekandy Tea Factory – Tea processing factory of Rosekandy Tea Estate.
    • NIT – National Institute Of Technology, Silchar (राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, सिलचर) is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology of India and was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Assam. In 2002 it was upgraded to the status of National Institute of Technology and was declared as Institute of National Importance under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007.

Buying in Silchar
Silchar is famous for tea and Shutki – dried up fish which smells pungent but Shidhal-Shutki is quite famous amongst fish lovers.

Travel Mode:

Planning to go this place via Indian Rail?

To reach Chatla You first need to reach Silchar,

 Visit www.indianrail.gov.in. /‎ for knowing specific trains going to this place. You may book your train tickets at www.irctc.co.in/‎ 

Planning to go this place via Bus?

Visit https://www.assamtransport.com

After Reaching Silchar it is very easy to reach Chatla, Just take bus or Auto to reach Chatla, Fro Silchar you first reach, Silcoorie, Durgakona Or Irongmara, which is nearly 15-20 km from silchar. than take auto to reach main Chatla.

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