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Know All About Tripura’s Indigenous Ethnic Dress And Ornaments!

Tripura is one of the 29 states in India comprising of different indigenous clans Debbarma, Jamatia, Reang, Koloi, Halam, and a lot more who have and follow their own custom of food propensities, love and apparel and so forth. So today we will investigate the style wear and dresses of Tripura.

The basic customary dress worn by the entirety of Tripura’s indigenous clans is classified “Rignai and Risha”. This dress is worn by the ladies, rignai for the base, and risha for the top (to cover the chest). The shirt worn by the men is designated “Kamchwlwi Borok” and “Dhuti” which they wore in the base.

The ladies additionally use trimming—particularly the jewellery made of silver coins. Men likewise use “Risha” at their midriff as a belt and to cover their heads. “Risha” is likewise utilized in conventional events and capacities with western wears as an image of Tripuri Culture by the Tripuris.

Subtleties Of Each


Rignai (Kokborok Word) is used by the Tripuri People for covering the lower half of the body. There are numerous assortments of the plan, pretty much every rignai is a plan. During the hour of Maharaj Subrai or Trilochana, he planned very nearly 240 plans of Rignai Isn’t cool. The vast majority of the present rignai configuration are made long 4000 years back. The rignai standard length is practically 1.6m and expansiveness is 1.2m. It is made by the stature of woman it would wear. It is woven into 3.2m long, which is cut in two equivalent size at that point sewed next to each other to make it 1.2m width.

A portion of the plans is viz. Chamthwibar, mikhunchok, takhumtwi, khaklubar, kuwaifang, and so forth Do you know? In prior days a lady’s IQ used to be decided by her woven plan of rignai. It meant that her knowledge and her future possibility of a spouse and her womanhood in general.


Normally, the risa is utilized to cover the bosom of ladies. It tends to be an iconic attire among the Tripuri Community. The risa has pivoted the chest so the forward portion of the chest is secured by two layers of the two closures of risa. Generally, It is about 1.5m long and 0.3-0.5m width.

It covers from the top of the chest. Risa has various types and patterns, these are wonderful to such an extent that one neglects to flicker to take a gander at risa. A portion of the plans are kwchak pali kosompali, takhumtwi, khamjang, and so on. There is also an event among Tripuri individuals to commend the young adult function of a young lady kid, known as ‘RISA SORMANI’ panda.


It is the piece of clothing utilized for part of the assortment of Tripuri ladies. It covers practically entire of the body. There are various systems to wear Rikutu among Tripuri ladies. One is that it tends to be worn folded over the entire body, which is utilized during the winter season. Another route is to utilize like ‘Chunri’ collapsing over the chest covering the chest, the two closures hanging down the shoulder to the back.

Another path is to wrap around upwards from the midsection through back to the front passing underneath the armpit in against clockwise at that point covering the chest it is hanged down over the left shoulder. It resembles Pallu of Indian sari, which itself was an altered rendition of this Tripuri rignai and Rikutu. Rituku is additionally worn to cover the head of ladies, particularly the individuals who are recently hitched.

Kamchwlwi Borok

Kamchwlwi Borok is the traditional Tripuri shirt worn by a common Tripuri man.


Chundrohar, Surang, Mathia are basic adornments worn by Tripuri People.

Each of the tribes has its own designs respectively to differentiate their cultural dresses from each other thus making it a unique attire.

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