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KHARCHI FESTIVAL

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Kharchi or Khmarchi festival is a celebration for worship of the tutelary deity of the royal family of Tripura. Once prevalent only in the royal family, the worship of the Fourteen Gods has now turned into a festival of the general public of Tripura irrespectiveof caste or creed. The popular names of the Fourteen Gods are -Hara, Uma,Hari, Ma, Vani, Kumara, Ganapa, Bidhi, Kha, Abdi, Ganga, Sikhi, Kama and Himadri.

Every year, on the eighth lunar day of the month of Asadha, the festival starts and continues for seven days at a stretch. The Kharchi festival has united the people of Tripura in the bond of fraternity.

  



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