Parish Details

Area Name: BAGBASA



Brief History: The process of forming the Parish at Bagbasa which in some way had begun with the discussion in the Provincial Chapter of the Holy Cross Fathers six years before the day of establishment, was initiated by late Fr. Mathew Ullatill, C.S.C. Fr. CR Paul, C.S.C. supervised the School and the construction from Panisagar while ministering pastorally in the area. On 25th March 2012, Holy Cross Quasi Parish was established and inaugurated by Bishop Lumen Monteiro, C.S.C. 10 mondolis along with Bagbasa mondoli were bifurcated from Kumarghat Parish to form the new Quasi Parish. Fr. CR Paul, C.S.C., was installed as the first Parochial Administrator. Today, the Parish covers the entire Civil Sub-Divisions of Panisagar and Dharmanagar. 


Established: 2012 
Patron: Triumph of the Cross
Parish Priest: Fr. Tarun Thomas Hrangkhawl, CSC
Asst. Priest: Fr. Ajith Philip, CSC 


  • Holy Cross School, Bagbasa

    Established             : 2012

    Principal                 : Fr. Ajith Philip, C.S.C.

    Address                  : Holy Cross High School,

     A A Road, Zoitang P.O.,

                Dharmanagar, N. Tripura -799 253.


    Brief History: Holy Cross School Bagbasa located on the AA Road (N.H. 8) began on 23rd January 2012 with 120 students by Fr CR Paul, C.S.C. as its first Principal. TheHostel had 40 students. The Parish and the School started at the same time. At present the School has been upgraded to the Secondary level and affiliated to Tripura Board of Education. (TBSE). The Pallotine Sisters (S.A.C.) came to Bagbasa in 2020 to collaborate with the education and pastoral ministry.


    Sisters of Charity of Ss. Bartholomea, Capitanio and Vincenza Gerosa (S.C.C.G.)

    Established               : 1997

    Community Animato : Sr. Thresiamma Varekulam, S.C.C.G.

    Address                    : Dulubari, P.O. Agnipasa,

                                       Panisagar, North Tripura.

    Girls' Hostel – 2000

    Capitanio Dispensary


    Holy Cross Fathers, Panisagar

    Established  : 1998

    Superior       : Fr. Kanikkai Jeyaraj, C.S.C.

    Address       : Dulubari P.O., Agnipasa,

    Holy Cross School, Panisagar

    Established  : 1998

    Principal      : Fr. Kanikkai Jeyaraj, C.S.C.

    Address       : Dulubari P.O., Agnipasa

    Holy Cross Boys’ Hostel -1999


    Bethany Sisters, Dharmanagar

    Established  : 1999

    Superior       : Sr. Pushpa, B.S.

    Address       : Holy Cross Convent,

                        : P.O. Box 8, Dharmanagar,


    Holy Cross Convent School, Dharmanagar

    Established  : 1999

    Principal      : Sr. Pushpa, B.S.

    Address      : Holy Cross Convent School,

                         P.O. Box 8, Dharmanagar,

                         North Tripura - 799 250.

    Brief History: The inspiration to have an institute of our own came from Bishop Lumen Monteiro. The Council took up the idea during the tenure of Sr. Edleburgh, B.S., the then Provincial Superior. Mr. Purnendu Chakraborty a resident of Dharmanagar strongly supported the cause and offered his cement godown to start make-shift classrooms. The dream became a reality on 9th January 1999 with Sr. Gretta, B.S. as the first Principal. 61 students were enrolled. Soon after some land was purchased in Sakaibari, a building was built, and the School was shifted to Sakaibari on 15th January 2000.On 18th Aug 2007the School obtained provisional affiliation and thefirst batch with 22 students answered their ICSE Examination in 2009.

    Girls’ Hostel


    Pallotine Sisters Convent (S.A.C.)

    Established  : 2020

    Superior       : Sr. Sushmita Kullu, S.A.C.

    Address        : C/O Holy Cross School, Bagbasa.
  •                         North Tripura - 799 250.