Biswanath Ghat is a city and a municipal board in Biswanath district in the state of Assam, India. This city is the district headquarters of Biswanath district, which was created on 15 August 2015. It holds the first "Clock Tower” of Assam followed by the clock tower of Dibrugarh. Biswanath Ghat, also called popularly as "Gupta Kashi". The town is named after the ancient Biswanath mandir. Apart from its historical religious importance, Biswanath Ghat was also a river port (Ghat) of inland water transport service started established by the British in the 19th century. Even now Biswanath Ghat is used as a port by various merchant and cargo vessels sailing across river Brahmaputra.