Centuries-old ‘Kharchi Puja’ begins in Tripura

Centuries-old ‘Kharchi Puja’ begins in Tripura.

Kharchi Puja is a Hindu festival from Tripura, India. Performed in Agartala in July or August, the festival involves the worship of the fourteen gods forming the dynasty deity of the Tripuri people.

The Kharchi mela will not be organized this year following the Covid restrictions.

Kharchi Puja is one of the most popular festivals in Tripura. It’s a week-long royal Puja which falls in the month of July on the eighth day of the new moon.

This festival is celebrated at Agartala (Puran Agartala) in the temple premises of Fourteen gods.

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