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Be sure to wear orchids in your hair
The Telegraph

Be sure to wear orchids in your hair

Come Rongali Bihu this April and if things go according to plan, you may see hybrid orchids on the bun of a Bihuoti (Bihu dancer). In a first of its kind, a group of farmers in Upper Assam's Dhemaji district has taken up cultivation of four rare varieties of ... The Telegraph, 2 hours ago

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Calcutta Telegraph

Ritual lives & dies, in a day

People watch a buffalo fight held on the occasion of Magh Bihu at Ahotguri in Morigaon on Friday. Picture by UB Photos Jan. 16: Tradition lived for another day as people organised buffalo fights to celebrate Magh Bihu at some places in Assam in ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago
DNA India

Are you set to celebrate Bhogali Bihu in Assam?

Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Makar Sankranti in Goa, Maharashtra, Manipur and other states... Each state celebrates the harvest festival in its own way; Joydeepa Sarma Sarkar talks to Avril-Ann Braganza about the traditions in Assam ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Bhogali melasows seeds of rice diversity

A stall displays pithas at the Bhogali mela . Telegraph picture Jorhat, Jan. 12: Magh Bihu means lots of mejis , feasts and sumptuous pithas . In keeping with the spirit of Bihu, Assam Agricultural University here organised a Bhogali mela on ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Despite steep prices, state gears up for Bihu festivities

GUWAHATI: Amid spiraling prices of essential items, and three weeks after the massacre of Adivasis by NDFB-S rebels, the state will observe its harvest festival — Magh or Bhogali Bihu — the second biggest festival after Rongali or Bohag Bihu, on ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

No More Bull Or Bulbul Fights In Assam

SC Ban Honoured, Ancient Tradition Broken Guwahati : Assam on Thursday broke with ancient tradition to honour the Supreme Court ban on animal fights. The state refrained from holding traditional animal fights during one of its biggest festivals, ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago Assam honours SC, breaks tradition on animal fights  ProKerala.com2 weeks ago Assam honours SC, breaks tradition  Assam Tribune2 weeks ago Assam honours SC breaks tradition on animal fights  Bombay News.Net2 weeks ago

Tarun Gogoi, rights groups lock horns

Conflict seems to be brewing between the Assam government and animal rights groups. An international animal rights group has asked Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi to implement the order of the Supreme Court prohibiting all animal races and fights during Bihu ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
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