The chillness in the air on the evening of 14th January, 2008, couldn't deter the Assamese as well as the well-wishers of Assam, residing in the millennium city of Gurgaon and Delhi to participate in a fun-filled 'Uruka'. The event was organized by Assam Association Gurgaon in a very big field in Sector-46 away from hustles of the day to day life in the Millenium city of Gurgaon.
The celebration was graced by the presence of renowned classical dancer from Assam Padmashree Pushpa Bhuyan along with her husband Sri Nabakamal Bhuyan, daughter and son-in-law, Retired IAS officer Sri M. P. Bezbaruah, World Bank Consultant in Washington Dr. Jiten Gopal Borpuzari along with few others. As soon as it was dark, the theme was set by lighting up of the bonfire along with a well decorated pendal in the backdrop. More than 100 people gathered and enjoyed the evening with a sumptuous dinner and 'Mukoli Bihu'. The evening was marked by a few rounds of 'Tambola' and a Music Chair for ladies. The sumptuous dinner consisting of 'Murgir Mangso', 'Masor Tenga Jool', 'Murighonto', 'Boot Dal', 'Lebera bhaji', 'Bilahir Tok' and a sweet is followed by melodious songs by Sri Debojit Das. Enthusiastic participants gathered in the makeshift pendal and few from the audiences namely Dr. Geeta Baruah Nath, Srimati Mallika Sharma, Srimati Mimun Bharali Das, Sri Sidhanta Kashyap rendered melodious 'Bihu Geet'. The audience indulged in impromptu Bihu Dance and filled the air with the sound of 'Dhol' & 'Tal'. The dance by Dr. P. R. Agarwal & his wife Mrs. Nisha Agarwal were one of the leading dancing pairs. Few of the more enthusiastic crowd, stayed through out the night to light the 'Mezi' on the morning of Magh Bihu. The evening was cherished by the crowed gathered.
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