Tripura's erstwhile royal family gets possession of Neermahal palace

 A Tripura court has asked the state government to return the 85-year-old Neermahal, eastern India's lone lake palace, to its builder - the state's ex-royal family, officials said here Tuesday.

Decaying Neermahal palace in Tripura to be restored

Neermahal, the grand palace located in the vast Rudrasagar Lake in Tripura which is in near-ruins due to neglect and ravages of time, is set for restoration as a major tourist attraction.