Kailashahar is a nagar panchayat town, the northern heardquarters of the North Tripura district in the Indian state of Tripura located along the Bangladeshi border.
The history of old Kailashahar is associated with Unakoti, a tourist place reputed for its 7th - 9th century AD stone and rock cut images. A 15th generation descendant of King Jujhar Fa, a Shiva disciple who started the Tripurabda (Tripuri Calendar), prayed for Lord Shiva in a village called Chhambulnagar on the banks of the river Mau.
Kailashahar is connected to the rest of India mainly by road. The town also has an airport that is currently closed. The nearest rail connection is in Kumarghat.
People And Culture:
There is not much population in kailashahar and many people are living in poverty but there also some that are very rich and some that live in foreign countries.It is mainly populated by Bishnupriya Manipuris in & out of the small town.This tinsel town is the cultural pillar of Tripura from time immemorial.
Local Puja Festival:
The main festival in Kailashahar is the durga puja festival that carries between September - October and is where all the kids, elderly and adults enjoy. The city of Kailashahar is also known for its bright festival of lights "Kali Puja". One of the biggest Kali Puja Pandals are hosted in this small city.
Places of interest:
Lakhi Narayan Bari
14 Deities Temple or Choudoo Devotar Mandir, Rangauti