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Tripura’s Melghar holds annual boat racing festival

PTI

Published : Aug 28, 2018, 10:19 am IST
Updated : Nov 1, 2018, 2:28 pm IST
Local fishermen participate in the race. (Photo: PTI)
Local fishermen participate in the race. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The festival is held every year on August 27 in Tripura's Melaghar. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The festival is held every year on August 27 in Tripura's Melaghar. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The local fishermen participate in the race. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The local fishermen participate in the race. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The festival celebrates team work, unity and friendship between people. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The festival celebrates team work, unity and friendship between people. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. The annual boat race was flagged off by the Chief Minister Biplab Deb. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018.  The annual boat race was flagged off by the Chief Minister Biplab Deb. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. People from around India come to watch the competition. (Photo: PTI)
 Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018.  People from around India come to watch the competition. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. It is a major tourist attraction. (Photo: PTI)
Oarsmen row their boats during the traditional annual boat race festival at Rudra Sagar Lake in Melaghar, 55 kms south-east of Agartala on Monday, Aug 27, 2018. It is a major tourist attraction. (Photo: PTI)

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