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Bihu special: How to make Laai Xaak Khaar Pitha Guri Di

January 13, 2016 2:55 pm

A humble Assamese dish, it won't be an understatement to say that Khaar is the most popular food ever in an Assamese household.

Celebrate Magh Bihu with Bora Saulor Aroiya Pitha

January 13, 2016 2:36 pm

On the occasion of Magh Bihu, we bring you Assam's most favourite snack.

Assam villagers defy Supreme Court ban, to hold buffalo fight during Bihu

January 16, 2015 8:36 pm

Villagers say these were inseparable from Assamese culture and tradition associated with Bhogali Bihu.

Fo(u)r fun & festivities!

January 13, 2011 3:55 am

Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by the Tamilians. Literally meaning ‘boiling over or spill over’,the festival celebrates material abundance in a household,symbolised by the boiling-over of milk in a clay pot.

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Assam commemorates ‘Magh Bihu’ with pomp and gaiety

January 16, 2016 6:23 am

Jorhat/Assam, Jan 16 (ANI): The people of Assam celebrated Uruka, the eve of Magh Bihu, in a grand manner on Saturday. Men and women partook in various rituals associated with Magh Bihu while soaking in the festive spirit. Magh Bihu or more appropriately Bhogali Bihu is one of the most important festivals of Assam which marks the end of harvesting season in the month of ‘Maagha’. The celebrations mostly include families getting together for a grand feast. Bhogali is derived from the Assamese word ‘Bhog’ meaning food and the name signifies that the stores and granaries in homes are filled with the just harvested crop.

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