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Bamboo houses at West Tripura

Tripura, a northeastern Indian state is a landlocked hilly state which has a unique tradition in bamboo and cane work. The villages in the state are noted for its beautiful bamboo houses. As bamboo and cane is one of the most important craft in the state, most of the houses in these areas are also built of bamboo.

The people here used bamboo as their primary material for the construction of houses. In some cases, even the thatched roof is made of bamboo leaves. Featured here is a typical bamboo house and a woman engaged in preparing materials needed for such a beautiful and natural house in West Tripura.