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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 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 tribal middle class and those in liberal professions were immigrants. The Tripura 'Renaissance' under Maharaja Bir Bikram was mainly brought about by the Bengali 'surplus Bhadralok ' from outside who received royal patronage. Education in the princely regime did not reach all tribes. Most of those who benefited were Bengali Hindus. A conspicuous.

Google previewWritings @ Ankur Mutreja

Satire, Reviews, Opinions, Philosophy by Ankur Mutreja

2: Agartala City Agartala is a city which is Chapter 2.1: Travel ...

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 high government officials. They were accused of conspiring to bring about the secession of the east wing from Pakistan through armed revolt, with the help of the Indian government. The Pakistani government alleged that the accused had plotted ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India (2005)

by Sunita Pant Bansal

Agartala is connected by road with Guwahati via Shillong by National Highway No. 44. Tripura is ...

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 to negotiate with the opposition, and as gesture of good will, the Agartala Conspiracy charge against Mujibur Rahman was withdrawn. In the elections of ...

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 (all four in ...

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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

Quotes about Agartala

I coveted, held and detested her.
The corporal presence is less endured;
I coveted, longed and pined for her.
The corporal absence is well endeared,
As it drops its defects being not close.
19.06.97, Agartala (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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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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