Raj Bhavan used to be Pushbanta Palace it is built by Maharaja Birendra Kishore Manikya (1909-1923) he select a beautiful place on green hillock known as Kunjaban for its scenic beauty stands to the north of Ujjayanta palace at a distance of about 1 km. for building a suburban palace for retreat and constructed a palace in 1917. It was named as Pushbanta Palace it have a total area of 1.76 hectares of land.
This palace was the mute witness to many of the great poet's creations including a number of popular songs. There are well laid gardens and lawns inside the palace which is the official residence of the Governor of Tripura. The southern side of the garden has been made open for the public and has been named as Rabindra Kanan
The current Governor is "Padmashree" Dr. D.Y. Patil.