The biggest cultural festival of Assam, Rongali Bihu is an auspicious occasion for every Assamese in the Assam. Dibrugarh to Tinsukia, Kokrajhar to Bongaigaon, Nagaon to Tezpur, Guwahati to Silchar, Karimganj and Hailakandi ready to celebrates the biggest festival of Assam. It also sends a message of peace, prosperity, unity and brotherhood at large.
Organisations and individuals have come up to celebrate Bihu with arrangements over the weeks now. Traditional display of practices reflect the rich heritage of greater Assamese community in Northeast.
Wishes have also poured in across sections of the society. The greetings for good days and happy souls are an absolute treasure to the society. It also adds to the bonding among individuals and the spirit of oneness. Certainly an occasion so precious!
Rongali Bihu also adds to boosting tourism potential in Assam and Northeast. The gathering of Assamese community helps build small businesses across the districts. In other words, this is an otherwise blessing to livelihood for the common man.
“Bihu is a very colourful festival, which we celebrate every year. But there are a lot of possibilities to attract tourists to witness and enjoy the Rongali Bihu festival, the music, dance, and the traditional food items.”, said Bimal Bora, Cultural Affairs Minister to the Government of Assam in Guwahati.
He added, “Keeping this in mind, we provided training to 5,000 local young boys and girls on Bihu dance and playing drums and other traditional musical instruments. They will perform together in an open-air function on Wednesday. (Sic.)”.
It may be mentioned that, this Bohag Bihu is a festival of merriment and heralds the Assamese New Year and the onset of spring. The weather shall seemingly be a factor of importance this year with rain and winds being habitual almost every day. Team “NE India Broadcast” extends wishes on the above-mentioned occasion.