Agartala is a city full of localities and “paras”. These areas or localities or “paras” are the lifeline of the city. The localities in Agartala are either market places or commercial places or residential areas. The localities in Agartala are also known for conducting Durga puja in a unique way. There are clubs set up in particular localities that are known for conducting Durga Puja. Some localities and areas are also popular for shopping activities. Let us take a closer look at the different localities in Agartala.
Battala market is another most important area here which is important business hub in the State. It is the 2nd biggest market of Tripura after Gol Bazar. Battala is the commercial point of the city and is commonly referred to as Bottala in Bengali. The Battala market is hugely popular for the Battala fish market. The market is also called the electronics market of Agartala as good electrical products are available here which are imported from abroad. Other than electronics goods cheapest variety of cloths and accessories and food market are also available here. Some of the important market areas in Agartala are Melarmath, and GB Bazaar which is only 2kms from the city.
Banamalipur is one of the important areas in
Agartala. The Banamalipur area is an important business center and also
comprises of other small areas.
Dhaleshwar is a
locality close to Banamalipur area in Agartala. The Dhaleshwar locality
is important in Agartala from the point of view that many educational
institutes, hospitals and health centre and clubs are located here.
Chowhmuni is one of the most important places in Agartala as it forms a
part of the heart of the city. The name Kaman Chowhmuni is derived from
the Bengali word Kaman meaning Tank.
the densest locality in Tripura. The rectangular Gridiron network of
Ramnagar dated from the rules of the Rajas, one of the earliest planned
neighbourhood in the city. There are 12 divisions in this area and many
clubs are set up here which conducts Durga puja.
in Agartala is another important locality which has 6 lanes. There a 4
clubs here that conducts Durga puja. Joynagar is a robust market place
and also a residential area. Situated at the western side of Aagartala
there is the beautiful Joynagar lake that adds to the charm of the
Gol Bazar is an important business hub in
Agartala. It is also the the biggest market in the state of Tripura.
From this zone products are imported to many Indian cities. The Gol
Bazar market was established by the king of Tripura before India's
Kunjaban is a census town in Agartala. Kunjaban is an important area in Agartala as the area has government buildings and localities. The secretariat is located in this area.
Amtali is a small town in Agartala. Amtali is located 10 km from Agartala. The Tripura University is located only 2 kms from Amtali.
The other important areas or localities in Agartala are: