Tripura to grow tea between fencing and Bangladesh border

Agartala, December 5: The Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC) said that it will use the land between the fencing and the actual Indo-Bangla border for tea plantation to boost the industry.

The TTDC said that the initiative will revive the tea industry and also make effective use of the land between the fencing and Indo-Bangla border, as reported by NDTV.

Tripura grows nearly 90 lakh kg of tea annually.

The fencing is erected 100 yards inside the border adhering to the Indira-Mujib pact of 1971 and an agreement between the border guards of the two countries, official sources said.