House at 'Tipra Para',Satchari National Park 3/2013

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Approximately 24 families of Tipra Tribe are living now in the Tipra village at Satchari Reserve Forest. The Tripuri (also Tipra or Tipperah) people are the original inhabitants of the Kingdom of Tripura in North-East India and Bangladesh. The Tripuri people through the Royal family of the Debbarmas ruled the Kingdom of Tripura for more than 2000 years till the kingdom joined the Indian Union in 1949.

History

The Tripuri people are considered part of the Tibeto-Burmese ethnic group. Originally they migrated from near the upper courses of the Yangtze kiang and the Hwang Ho rivers in Western China.

Tripuris entered their present country through its north-eastern corner, settled there and gradually expanded their settlement and suzerainty over the whole of Tripura. They were able to expand their influence as far south as Chittagong, as far west as Comilla and Noakhali (known during the British period as 'plains Tipperah') and as far north as Sylhet (all in present Bangladesh).The Tripuris live on the slopes of hills in a group of five to fifty families. Their houses in these areas are built of bamboo or ua as it is called in Kokborok and raised five to six feet height to save themselves from the dangers of the wild animals. Nowadays a considerable section of this community are living in the plains and erecting houses like the plains people

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Giovanni-Casadio on May 28, 2013

LIKE x questa bellissima e interessante composizione,complimenti x la foto.

Saluti e buona serata!!!

Giovanni

F. Zaman on May 29, 2013

Giovanni-Casadio,thanks

Another beautiful photo.

Like+

Best regards,Nikos1954 from Greece-Piraeus.

sonjamar on July 3, 2013

Very good shot.

LIKE

Greetings

F. Zaman on July 5, 2013

sonjamar,thank you

F. Zaman on July 5, 2013

NIKOS,Thank you

Faintlightofdawn on July 12, 2013

charming house, liked, best wishes, Fai

F. Zaman on July 13, 2013

Fai,thanks

Valerio Manassero on July 21, 2013

Beautiful composition, Like & Fav! Best wishes, Valerio

F. Zaman on October 30, 2013

Valerio Manassero,thanks

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Photo taken in Shatchari Reserved Forest, Madhabpur - Habiganj Highway, Bangladesh

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  • Uploaded on March 7, 2013
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
    • Taken on 2013/03/02 03:43:09
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 40.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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