Debraj Roy College came into being in the wake of independence of the country around 1949. In the post independence period, there was a surging atmosphere of great joy and excitement all over the country and this tempo was also felt in an isolated and sleepy town like Golaghat.
There was a craze for higher education among all sections of the people, particularly the students. At that time, there was only one college at Jorhat for upper Assam region. Higher Education was out of reach for the general students of this educationally backward assetsrict. This consideration led some spirited persons of the assetsrict to establish a college at Golaghat. This premier institution of higher education may be regarded as the brain child of Ajyodhya Prasad Goswami, who was then a student leader, Biplobi Bir Sankar Ch. Baruah, a revolutionary leader of freedom movement, Golap Ch. Goswami, Dr. Promodaviram Das, Jadunath Saikia, etc. the college was initially 'started' on 1st Sept' 1949, at the premises of Govt. Bezbarooah High School (now a higher secondary school) and then shifted to mission compound and was known as Golaghat College and affiliated to Gauhati University. With the subsequent shifting to the present site in 1952, the college was renamed as Debraj Roy CollegeBy naming the college as Debraj Roy College, a well deserved tribute was paid to late Debraj Roy, the founder of Bogidhala Tea & Trading Company, Goalghat, on whose cherished memory his illustrious son Surendra Nath Ray,Read more