Two Border Haats, namely Srinagar-Chhagalnaiya and Kamalasagar-Tarapur Border Haat has been set-up in Tripura- Bangladesh border. Both the border haats are functioning smoothly and has contributed not only in boosting the local economy as well as strengthened people to people tie between the two Countries.
Commodities sold in Border Haats:
Indian side: Local handicrafts item, fruits like Banana, Jackfruit, Cosmetics, Steel utensils, Saree, cloth material etc
Bangladesh side: Dry fish, Bakery items, Saree, Plastic goods, Fruits like Green apple, Water melon, Local vegetables etc.
Also, new Border Haats are being set up for economic development of the people along the border area. Besides the existing 2 (two) Border Haats at Kamalasagar and Srinagar, two more Border Haats are proposed to be set up at Raghna (North Tripura) and Kamalpur (Dhalai). In addition, site is selected at Kathalia (Nirbhaypur) in Sipahijala for a new Border Haat. Site selection is under process for a new Border Haat at Khowai.