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Rongali Bihu celebration in Pune


With the advent of spring, sweet voice of cuckoo, fragrance of newly born “kopooh flowers” all around, the most imperative and beautiful festival of Assam Rongali or Bohag Bihu comes. Like every year this year also Assam Cultural Association, Pune (ACAP) is celebrating Rongali Bihu on 1st May 2010. The beautiful venue for the programme is “MAHARASHTRA INSTITUTE OF HOTEL AND CATERING MANAGEMENT TECH. AUDITORIUM”.


TIMING: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm


ADDRESS/LOCATION: Near Bharati Bhavan School, Deep Bunglow Chowk, Model Colony, Pune-411016


Lets come together and feel like home away from home and make this evening a memorable one.


For Passes and other details please contact @ 9373336323 / 9890028816 / 9823885727


Pranjal Saikia, Vice President, ACAP


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Hi, I m new to Pune city.I want to register for being a member of the Assamese society in Pune. Can you please help me with any website or email id by which i can register myself and can get updates of the various celebrations of Assamese community in Pune.

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