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Political Social Features Development Politics. Text format My Format Plain text. The Bhogali Bihu or the Magh Bihu is the one that is all about food. For others, the new year falls on Ugadi and Gudi Padwa , which falls about two weeks before Bohag Bihu. The Satsari Buranji states that in the first floor of the Rangghar the places of the kings were pre-defined.

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This group consists of northeastern Indians, northeastern MyanmarTai speakers of ThailandLaosnorthern Vietnam and southern Yunnan. Music and performing arts. During the night, they prepare food and there is community feasting everywhere. This Bihu is also associated with the lighting of akaxi gonga or akaxbontilamps at the tip of a tall bamboo pole, to show the souls of the dead the way to heaven, a practice that is common to many communities in Indiaas well as Asia and Europe.

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It is marked by an occasion to visit family and friends, splashing others with water, rongapi alcohol, as well as later wearing jewelry, new clothes and socializing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Thank you for your understanding. A Naagara Naam added a unique element of Assamese heritage to the cultural program. More information about text formats. Like some other Indian festivals, Bihu is associated with 20112, and rice in particular.


Some hang brass, copper or silver pots on poles in front of their house, while children wear flower garlands then greet the new year as they pass through the rural streets. Membership form available at www.

Greater Mumbai Rongali Bihu Celebration-2012

So, they called the existing festival of this land Poin-hu. Origin, Antiquity and History.

In addition, there was a rongai assortment of desserts including payash, mithai, cake, rasamalai, and ice cream. After the defeat of the Sadiyal Kacharis in Sadiya, the survivors were rngali from Sadiya to different places in the kingdom.

It’s a time of merriment and feasting and continues, in general, for seven days. Respected Assamese Residents of Mumbai. Since the granaries are full, there is a lot of feasting and eating during this period. Retrieved 19 July According to Padmeswar Gogoi, there is not a single mention of Bihu being performed in Rangghar in the Buranjis.

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These people had brought the idols of god and goddess along with them and established a temple now known as Harhi Dewaloi. Part of a series on the. Celebrate Our Culture Together. Ratanpur was known to be the cultural capital of Chutia kingdom established by the king Ratnadhwajpal which further indicates the popularity of Bihu and the Dhul among the people of that period.

A bountiful and sumptuous dinner was arranged, including home cooked mutton curry, chicken curry, fish curry, bagena poora, motor poneer and many more traditional dishes.


It is said that Bordoisila meaning north-westerly winds in Assamese was the daughter of God Earth who married to a bridegroom of some distant land. Kongali Bihu mid-October, also called Kati-Bihu has a different flavor as there is less merriment and the rongsli has a sense of constraining and solemnity. According to Jean Michaud and other scholars, the new year celebration traditions in Southeast Asian Massif have two roots.

During the evening, cattle are fed specially made rice items called pitha. Cinema Joymoti – the first motion picture. Rongali Bihu biihu also a fertility festival, where the bihu dance with its sensuous movements using the hips, arms, etc.

This indicates that Bihu played an important role in the social life of people of Assam at that period. There is even a dance with the same name performed among Boro people during Baisagu which further proves that Bihu has origins in the Bodo-Kachari group.

Cultural Development of Kamarupa. Contribution Per family Rs. Bohag Bihu is a sowing festival, Kati Bihu is associated with crop protection and worship of plants and crops and is an animistic form of the festival, while Bhogali Bihu is a harvest festival.