Cooch Behar district is located at northern part of West Bengal. The Cooch Behar town is famous for its Royal Palace which has a rich collection of objects and the Madan Mohan temple. Cooch Behar is also famous for its cool mat locally known as Sitalpati and Bhawaiya which is a lifestyle music of the people living in this area.

Under the RCCH initiative, the district is a hub of Bhawaiya and home to around 1427 Bhawaiya artists.