Published on: January 6, 2022

MAHARAJA BIR BIKRAM MANIKYA KISHORE

MAHARAJA BIR BIKRAM MANIKYA KISHORE

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http://rustedrobot.com/author/admin/page/81/ PM inaugurated Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Tripura

WHO IS MAHARAJA BIR BAKAM

  • King of Tripura from 1923 to 1947
  • Belonged to Manikaya dynasty
  • Enlightened and benevolent ruler
  • Considered the father of modern architecture in Tripura
  • Entire planning of present-day Tripura was initiated during his rule
  • Had travelled extensively across globe and took several steps for all-round development of Tripura.
  • Considered one of the pioneers in land reforms.
  • In 1939, he reserved land for local Tripura tribals, which was later instrumental in creation of Tripura autonoumus district council.
  • Built Tripura’s first airport at Agartala
  • Set up one of country’s first municipality.
  • Started Tripura’s first University.
  • Foundation for Tripura’s high rate of literacy was laid by him
  • royal family of Tripura had sent food grains to the people of Bengal during the Bangla famine.
  • Played a significant role in providing refuge to the Hindu Bengalis fleeing East Bengal at the time of partition, saving lives and providing shelter people who were facing persecution.