Fairs & Festival
Both tribal and non-tribal communities celebrate the seven-day Kharchi
Puja festival with great vigour. The fourteen goddesses are worshipped
in July every year at a venue close to Agartala.
The tribal people ofTripura celebrate Garia Puja on the seventh
day of the month of Baisakh, which falls in the month of April.
The puja ends with dancing and singing.
Diwali is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Tripura. but its celebrations
are most colourful at the Tripurasundari Temple near Udaipur. A
big mela is held followed by a cultural programme during mid Kartik
The great Pous Sankranti Mela, held annually at Tirthamukh, attracts
hosts of devotees from Tripura's neighbouring states as well. The
Gomati River becomes the focal point of Uttarayan Sankranti on 14th
January. Thousands of people from all tribal and non-tribal communities
converge on Tirthamukh,
the birthplace of the river, to take a holy dip.
Unakoti is the delightful venue of the annual Ashokastami Fair held
in March / April.
The Goddess Durga is worshipped in the state for 4 days during September/October
with pomp and gaiety. Shopping sprees and fun mark the occasion.
Large pandals, lavishly decorated are raised for the Durga Puja.
Orange & Tourism Festival
The orange harvest is the scene for the colourful Orange & Tourism
Festival held every year on the Jampui Hills during the month of
November. Jampui Hill is the only hill station in Tripura where
the succulent fruit grow so bountifully.
The Rudrasagar Lake becomes a beehive of activity during the colourful
Boat Race organised annually by the Information, Cultural Affairs
& Tourism Oecartment.
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