Tripura is a state of Northeast India. Country’s third smallest state, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 square miles) and its boundary is from Bangladesh to North, South and West, and in the east is the Indian state of Assam and Mizoram. In 2011 there were 3,671,032 resident in the state, which had 0.3% share of the country’s population. Tripuri dynasty ruled for a number of centuries in the modern ‘Tripura’ region. It was an independent state of Tripuri kingdom under the preservation of the British Empire, which was known as Hill Tippera, whereas this area was ruled and ruled by British India, which was known as Teepra District (present day Comilla district) . In 1949, the independent Tripuri Empire (or Hill Tippera) joined the new independent India. Due to ethnic conflict between the indigenous Tripuri people and the migrant Bengali population due to the Bengali Hindu refugees and settling with Bangladesh, there has been tension and scattered violence since the integration. There is peace in the country of India, but the establishment of an autonomous tribal administrative agency and other strategies remains peaceful.
Fairs & Festivals
There is saying that “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” However, if they syndicate then there is illumination. Only in Tripura the science and religion blend at the glowing Fairs and Festivals and form a haven of joviality and awe. The state of Tripura is chiefly dominated through the Hindus yet it too has numerous ethnic groups; that is the reason it is called to be the laboratory of exotic cultural synthesis. The Fairs and Festivals in Tripura comprise of numerous Hindu celebrated carnivals which are eminent with tradition and grandeur.
How to Reach :-
BY AIR – The Agartala airport in Tripura is the nearest airport. At a distance of 5mins from Agartala. This airport is connected to Kolkata and Guwahati by direct flights. One can get a taxi or an auto to reach the destination.
BY RAIL – The nearest railway station is Kumarghat which is 140kms away from Tripura. The Kumarghat station is connected to the railheads of Kolkata, Delhi, Indore, Chennai and Bangalore. Taxis are available near the station to reach Tripura.
BY ROAD – Agartala is 44 Kms from Teliamura, 109 Kms from Manu, 133 Kms from Kumarghat, 295 Kms from Silchar, 300 Kms from Aizawl, 313 Kms from Dwarband, 459 Kms from Shillong, 557 Kms from Imphal, 558 Kms from Guwahati. There are state and private buses to ply a decent service to the visitors.