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Definition of the noun Agartala

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proper noun

  1. The state capital of Tripura (India).


Agartala is the capital of the Indian state of Tripura and is the second largest city in North-east India after Guwahati, both in municipal area and population. Agartala is a component of two words, namely Agar, a kind of oily valuable perfume tree, + suffix tala, a store house. The city is governed by the Agartala Municipal Corporation. Agartala lies on the bank of the Haora River and is located 2 km from the Bangladesh border.

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Google previewReport on the Administration of Bengal (1905)

by Bengal (India)

Agartala is a spendid building, and the arrangements in it and its equipment excellent. Seven thousand seven hundred and fifty-six persons were vaccinated during the year. The number of primary schools increased from 63 to 88, and the ...

Google previewState, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India (2015)

by K. S. Subramanian

The state capital Agartala is a Bengali city where over 93 per cent are Bengali speakers. The state did not witness the growth of a ...

Google previewDevelopment Vision of North-East India (2010)

by Jaynal Uddin Ahmed

Agartala, capital of Tripura, a former princely State bordered by Bangladesh, Agartala is a pleasant little town, its lush tropical greenery dotted with red-brick civic buildings. Aizawal, is Mizoram's capital, and home of the Mizo tribes, said to have ...

Google previewA Blessed Life

by J.S. Joura

Agartala is a princely town with a royal palace of the king, well laid out with wide streets and well planned markets. It is famous for bamoo craft. Famous musicians SD Burman and RD ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India (2005)

by Sunita Pant Bansal

Agartala is connected by ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of South Asia (2015)

by Jivanta Schottli, Subrata K. Mitra, Siegried Wolf

Framed by the Pakistani government in January 1968 during the Ayub Khan regime, the Agartala conspiracy case implicated Awami League chief Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, together with 35 serving and former members of the armed forces and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Bengalis (2013)

by Kunal Chakrabarti, Shubhra Chakrabarti

AGARTALA. Agartala ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Pakistan (2015)

by Shahid Javed Burki

The result was the Agartala Conspiracy Case, which dragged on for several months and was eventually overtaken by political developments, including the launching of a campaign against the government of Ayub Khan. The president decided ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Economic Development (2005)

by P. K. Jalan

Jaipur, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Agartala, Baroda, Kanpur, Surat, Rajkot, Imphal Mysore, Kozhikode and Kollan. The performance of the Special Employment Exchanges during 1996 is given in the following table : TABLE 13.5 Employment ...

Google previewStudent's Encyclopedia of General Knowledge (NEW REVISED EDITION 2010) (2007)

by Azeem Ahmad Khan, Dr. Ruth Premi, Sanjay Raghav

Agartala Uttar Pradesh ................................................................................ Lucknow Uttaranchal ..................................................................................... Dehradun West Bengal .

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India (2007)

by Col Ved Prakash

Agartala (Tripura); Dimapur ( Nagaland); Aizawl (Mizoram) Via Silchar; and Tezpur, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and Lilabari ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Bengali actor and director born in Agartala, Tripura. Law graduate from Calcutta University but became amajor stagestar, starting atMinerva Theatre (1922) with Chandragupta; joined Star Theatre ...

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Agartala Palace, Tripura

A view of the Ujjayanta Palace, the former residence of the erstwhile rulers of Manikya Dynasty. This beautiful building situated in the midst of tastefully designed Mughal type garden with artificial lakes, fountains, etc. is at present being used to house the Legislative Assembly of the Indian State, Tripura.

Photo credit: Koshyk

Scrabble value of A1G2A1R1T1A1L1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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