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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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 Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
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 India, 2 weeks ago
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 Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
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 India, 2 weeks ago
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 Journal, 2 weeks ago Assam honours SC, breaks tradition on animal fights ProKerala.com, 2 weeks ago Assam honours SC, breaks tradition Assam Tribune, 2 weeks ago Assam honours SC breaks tradition on animal fights Bombay News.Net, 2 weeks ago
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 Age, 3 weeks ago
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