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Dharmanagar is a District town and a Municipal Council in the North East of India and the North Tripura District of the State of Tripura, India. Most of the known history of Dharmanagar is derived from the ancient Rajmala scripts, which is ancient Royal chronicles of the Kings of Tripura, written in the 14th century. The origin of the name ‘Dharmanagar’ cannot be traced back in time. The Rajmala refers to at least four unknown ancient kings whose names include the word ‘Dharma’. Dharmanagar is a city with extreme natural beauty. The city is located in the western hemisphere of the State of Tripura. At present Dharmanagar is bound by Maulvi Bazar of Sylhet, Bangladesh in the North, Karimganj District of Assam in the East, Mizoram state in the South and Kailashahar of Unakoti District in the West. The North Tripura District is famous for several tourist attractions such as Rowa Wild-Life Santuary, Jampui Hills etc. The Jampui Hills are famous for natural beauty, climate and orange garden. The iconic Kalibari is located in the heart of the city of Dharmanagar. Dharmanagar is blessed with a peaceful climate most of the year. The nearest airport to Dharmanagar is in Silchar and further afield Agartala. There are also helicopter services, daily bus services and train services, which connects the city to the capital of the state. At present Dharmanagar is the head quarter of the North Tripura Judicial District. The Court of District & Sessions Judge, North Tripura at Dharmanagar was inaugurated on 20.09.2014 by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Deepak Gupta, the Chief Justice of the Hon’ble High Court of Tripura. Besides, there are Judicial Courts at Kanchanpur Sub-Division under North Tripura Judicial District.

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