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Bihu fever grips fresh Assam


Rongali Bihu begins in Assam with drumbeats to take the people into yet another realm of joy. The bihu began on Friday with cow worship. Saturday is Bor Bihu. It heralds the Assamese new year amidst traditional pomp and gaiety.


Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi also participated in several Bihu functions in Guwahati on Friday where he hoped that it would foster goodwill and strengthen the base of society. All programmes this year are scheduled to begin with songs of cultural icon Bhupen Hazarika, who died in November. Inaugurating the Guwahati Bihu Sanmilani at Latasil broke into a Bihu dance himself and played the drum along with his son Gaurav.


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