Ekalavya Campus of Central Sanskrit University, New Delhi is Situated in the state of Tripura. The kingdom of Tripura in its peak included the whole eastern region of Bengal from the Brahmaputra river in the north and west, the Bay of Bengal in the South and Burma to the east during the 14th and 15th centuries A.D. Maharaja Kriti Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur, the last ruler of the princely state of Tripura, Who ruled from 1947-1949, after whom the kingdom merged with India on 9th September 1949 and the administration was taken over on 15th October 1949 with Agartala its Capital. Tripura became a Union Territory on 1 July 1963 and attained the status of a full-fledged state on 21 January 1972.
Agartala, the Capital of Tripura is second largest city in Northeast India after Guahati both in Municipal area and population. Tripura is called the land of Tribal Peoples. Among the 19 Tribal groups Tripuri, Riang, Jamatia, Chakma, Halam, Lusai and Mogs are the dominant groups in the state. After partition of India in 1947 a huge numbers of Bengli people migrated to Tripura. The state via Agartala Airport connected with other parts of India. There are direct flight connections to Kolkata, Delhi, Silchar, Aizwal, Guahati, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Agartala Airport is the second bigest airport in Northeast India after Guwahati.