Tripura is also the abode of Goddess Tripuri Sundari, who is believed to be one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, as per the Hindu mythology. Being dominated by the Bengalis, the state has Bengali culture in prevalence. Bengali and Kokborok (Tripuri) are the most common languages that are spoken and understood by the majority of people. Tribal people still exist and practice their own set of notions in the far-flung areas of the county.
This small stretch of land is divided into four districts-Dhalai, North Tripura, West Tripura, and South Tripura. Agartala serves as the administrative capital of the state. Tripura's economy, together with various sectors like agriculture, tourism, industry, etc, is growing slowly, but steadily. Here an exotic variety of flora and fauna can be seen in the stretched forests and hilly areas. To sum up, Tripura is though a small state but has immense potential of development.
Culture of Tripura
Tripura encloses a rich cultural heritage of music, fine arts, performing arts, and handicrafts. Being dominated by the Bengalis, the state’s prevalent culture is Bengali. As it has numerous diverse ethno-linguistic groups, such as, Tripuris, Jamatia, Reang, Noatia, Koloi, Murasing, Chakma, Halam, Garo, Kuki, Lushai, Mogh, Munda, Oraon, Santhal, and Uchoi, a composite culture has emerged on the whole.
Economy of Tripura
The economy of Tripura is mainly dominated by agriculture and allied activities. In fact, agricultural activities provide employment to about 64% of the state’s workforce. Earlier, the state development hindered for long due to its remote location, lack of power facilities, undeveloped transport and communication network.
The history of Tripura dates back to primeval era of the great Indian epics, such as, the Mahabharata, the Puranas; and pillar inscriptions of Emperor Ashoka. Tripura has a long story of its origin, its distinctive tribal culture and a captivating folklore. It was called Kirat Desh in the earliest times.