Magh Bihu festival celebrated in Assam

  • Magh Bihu, an auspicious harvest festival is being celebrated in Assam. Magh Bihu falls in the local month of ‘Magh’ during mid-january. It is also called ‘Bhogali Bihu’ or ‘Maghor Bihu’ as it is celebrated with community feasts after the annual harvest takes place.
  • The night before ‘Magh Bihu’ is called ‘Uruka’ meaning the night of feasts.
    The villagers make bamboo huts called ‘Bhelghor’ or community kitchen where they begin with the preparations for the festival.
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