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Naval Chief visits Tripura

IANS  |  Agartala 

of Naval Staff accompanied by his wife on Tuesday visited some important tourist places in the northeastern state of

A government said that Lanba visited southern Tripura's Tripureswari temple, constructed in 1501 by the then Maharaja Dhanya Manikya and northearn Tripura's Unakoti, where amazing rock carvings, murals with their primitive beauty dating back to the 7th-9th centuries can be seen.

In his maiden visit to the bordering state, the Naval also visited the 88-year-old Neermahal, eastern India's lone lake palace. Tripura's last built the majestic in 1930 in the midst of as his summer residence.

The union forest and ministry had earlier declared Rudrasagar a national lake.

"During his two-day stay in Tripura, Lanba is likely to informally interact with the Assam Rifles officials about the state's situation," the added.



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 19:58 IST