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Bihu, a festival which is celebrated thrice in a year, is one of the most important festival celebrated by the people of Assam with great pomp and show. It is celebrated in the
Bihu, a festival which is celebrated thrice in a year, is one of the most important festival celebrated by the people of Assam with great pomp and show. It is celebrated in themonths of Baisakh, the middle of April (Bohaag), the middle of January (Maagh ) and Kartik, the middle of October (Kaati). This festival diminishes all religious and class barriers and brings people together in a free and uninhabited manner. Besides, meeting with family and friends, exchanging gifts is also a significant part of this festival. Thus, the articles assigned in this chapter discuss about when is Bihu and also some fabulous gifts which you can send to your loved ones in India on this glorious festival.
The Assamese diaspora around the world celebrate the festival of Bihu with abundant fun and ecstasy. Bihu has been the lifeline of Assamese culture since ancient times.The people of Assam get engrossed in Bihu observation three times a year. “Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu” (in the middle of April), “Bhogali or Magh Bihu” (in January), “Kongali or Kaati Bihu” (in the middle of October) are enjoyed as festivals of merriment and togetherness. According to Gregorian calendar, the Bohag Bihu falls on 14th April, Monday this year. Bhogali Bihu has been observed on 14th January. Kaati Bihu will be celeread more