Tripura is a state in Northeast India. The Bengali people form the ethno-linguistic majority in Tripura. Indigenous communities, The area of modern 'Tripura' was ruled for several centuries by the Tripuri dynasty. The area of modern 'Tripura' was ruled for several centuries by the Tripuri dynasty. Mainstream Indian cultural elements, especially from Bengali culture, coexist with traditional practices of the ethnic groups, such as various dances to celebrate religious occasions, weddings and festivities; the use of locally crafted musical instruments and clothes; and the worship of regional deities. The sculptures at the archaeological sites Unakoti, Pilak and Devtamura provide historical evidence of artistic fusion between organised and tribal religions. The Ujjayanta Palace in Agartala was the former royal abode of the Tripuri king.