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Chief Minister of Tripura unveils the official logo of Tripura Tea

The Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb unveiled the official logo of Tripura Tea.
Chief Minister of Tripura unveils the official logo of Tripura Tea
  • The Tripura Tea logo features Neermahal, the iconic landmark of Tripura.

About Neermahal:

  • Neermahal was built by then Tripura King Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman Manikya in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake, as his summer residence.
  • It is located in Melaghar, around 53 km west of Agartala.
  • This is the largest water palace in India and one of two water palaces in India. 
  • The other water palace of India is Jal Mahal located in Rajasthan.

Which climatic conditions make Tripura favourable for Tea Cultivation?

  • A temperature of 21-29 degrees celsius.
  • Annual Rainfall of 150-200 centimetres.
  • A soil rich in humus as tea shrubs require fertile mountain soil mixed with lime and iron.
  • Well drained land to prevent stagnation of water.

About Tripura and Tea cultivation:

  • The tea cultivation in Tripura began at Hiracherra estate in Unakoti district in 1916.
  • At present, Tripura is the second largest tea producing state in the North-East and produces 10 million kg of tea annually with an area of 6,430 hectar.

Question:

Q. The Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb unveiled the official logo of what?
a. Tripura Coffee
b. Tripura Oranges
c. Tripura Tea
d. Tripura Apples
Chief Minister of Tripura unveils the official logo of Tripura Tea Chief Minister of Tripura unveils the official logo of Tripura Tea Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 23, 2019 Rating: 5

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