(Last Updated on : 22/05/2013)
Khowai is a town in newly formed Khowai district of Tripura. Khowai is named after the Khowai River passing by the town.
Khowai in Tripura is situated in a plain along the Khowai River and has a monsoon influenced humid subtropical climate with large amounts of rain almost all year. Khowai is a land of alluvial soil and the city experiences long, hot and wet summers, lasting from April to October.
Climate of Khowai
Khowai experiences long and humid summer through out the year. The average temperatures are around 28 øC fluctuating with rainfall. There is a short, mild winter from mid-November to early March, with mostly dry conditions and average temperatures around 18 øC. The mild winter attracts a large number of tourists for the local Kali Temple.
People of Khowai
Khowai mainly consists of Bengalis speaking people and Tripuri language speaking people. The predominance of both Bengali language and Kokborok language is there. The main festivals of the town are Durga Puja and Saraswati puja. These festivals reflect the influence of the culture of the Bengalis. There is a very good relationship between the different communities and tribes in Tripura. Among the native festivals of Tripura, the most famous are Kharchi festival, Garia Puja festival. There are other local festival like cultural festival tiring Tripura New Year), Lebang bumani, Mosok sulmani, Hojagiri Dance etc.
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