Tripura news in brief: Fire at Agartala airport, students block road, Meeting on Unakoti tourist spot

Agartala, Jun 20, 2022, ENEWSTIME Desk

Fire-at-MBB-Airport-Agartala-TripuraFire at Agartala MBB Airport


A fire broke out in Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala on Monday. However, the fire was brought under control before any major damage.


A tweet by MBB Airport, Agartala read, “A fire was reported in the rest room of ATS Complex at Agartala on 20/06/2022 which was extinguished by AAI Fire team immediately.


There was no causality and no damages to vital installations and all Flight operations were normal. Kudos to AAI Fire team for immediate response”.


School students block road


Local students along with elders of Kashta Raipara in Kanchanpur under North Tripura blocked Kanchanpur to Dasda road on Monday. They blocked the road demanding repair and construction of the pucca road from Kashta Raipara to Ganga Nagar.


The incident left the vehicular movement out of gear for some time and daily commuters had a tough time.


Later, SDM Subhasish Acharya and DCM Pinku Debbarma, Inspector Krishnadhan Sarkar of Kanchanpur police station rushed to the spot and interact with the agitating locals. The agitating locals lifted the blockade when the SDM assured them that the PWD department would work on the road.


Meeting to improve Unakoti tourist spot held


Kailashahar Unnayan Mancha of Kailashahar in Tripura wrote a letter to the Prime Minister’s Office alleging negligence in the maintenance of Tripura’s Unakoti tourist spot.


It is reported that the PMO on receiving the letter, communicated with the Tripura unit in charge of the Archaeological Survey of India.


Accordingly, the Archaeological department’s Senior Conservation Officer of Tripura, Biltu Debnath and engineer Abhijit Deka on Monday visited Kailashahar and held a meeting with officials of the Archaeological department and representatives of Kailashahar Unnayan Mancha.


Representatives of Kailashahar Unnayan Mancha discussed how to improve the 1250 years old tourist spot, which attracts around 16,000 to 17,000 tourists every month.