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Bhogali Bihu festivity grips in Assam

  • Villagers participate in community fishing during the Bhogali Bihu celebration at Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in Guwahati, India, Jan. 13, 2021. “Bhogali Bihu” is a harvest festival celebrated in Assam which marks the end of the harvesting season. The celebrations include community feast and prayers to the Fire God not to unleash its wrath during the summers. Pix by ub photos
    Villagers participate in community fishing during the Bhogali Bihu celebration at Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in Guwahati, India, Jan. 13, 2021. “Bhogali Bihu” is a harvest festival celebrated in Assam which marks the end of the harvesting season. The celebrations include community feast and prayers to the Fire God not to unleash its wrath during the summers. Pix by ub photos

Amid day-to-day busy schedule the indigenous populace of Assam are preparing to celebrate the Bhogali bihu, one of the three national festivals of the state. As per the tradition the people will tonight arrange feast with pomp and gaiety. Tomorrow is the main bihu. Several organizations and the governor  and the chief minister of the state have wished the people on occasion of the harvest festival. Wishing the people Asom Sahitya Sabha president Kuladhar Saikia said in a facebook post, “ I am wishing all of you a happy bhogali bihu.”

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