Up to date: Apr 14, 2022 13:27 IST
Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], April 14 (ANI): The Bohag Bihu competition of Assam kick began with nice fervour and enthusiasm on Thursday. The celebration which could not be celebrated correctly as a result of social distancing from the previous two years witnessed happiness and gathering within the space.
One of many main festivals of Assam, Bohag Bihu marks the start of the Assamese New Yr and the onset of the spring season.
Apart from the cow worship, the individuals additionally observe a generation-old custom of taking part in with eggs.
“It is our New Yr. We’ve got a convention of taking part in with eggs every so often. It has been happening for generations. Everyone from the aged to a baby performs this recreation with a whole lot of enthusiasm,” mentioned an area Brajen Kakoti.
Primarily based on the yearly climate calendar, there are three varieties of Bihu: Bohag or Rongali which is well known in April, Kati or Kartik celebrated in October and Magh or Maghar Domahi which falls in January yearly.
The primary day of Rongali Bihu, often known as Goru Bihu, is devoted to cattle and often falls on the final day of the outgoing 12 months.
On today, farmers take their cows to a pond or a river to present them a shower earlier than making use of Mah- a mix manufactured from turmeric powder and pulses.
“There may be an environment of enthusiasm in all places. Let me let you know, Rongali Bihu additionally light throughout this era because of the COVID-19 pandemic for 2 years. This 12 months individuals are very excited to have a good time Bihu because the environment has turn out to be regular,” mentioned one other native.
Final 12 months, the celebrations of Bihu have been a low key affair amid the coronavirus lockdown.
Celebrations of the Bohag Rongali Bihu was noticed by the people–whilst sustaining the norms of social distancing. (ANI)