Bihu

Bihu

Bihu
Bihu, in Assam, is of three types: Rangoli Bihu, Magh Bihu and Kati Bihu. However, the two bihu’s namely Magh Bihu and Rongali Bihu is celebrated all over Assam with gaiety.

MaghBihu is a harvest festival that marks the end of the harvesting season in the month of Magh (between January and February). The festival is marked by grand feasts and bonfires made of green bamboo, firewood, hay, and dried banana leaves. As a tradition, people take bath before setting up the bonfire.On this occasion, people erect makeshift huts known as Meji and Belaghar with bamboo, leaves and thatch and burn the huts the next morning.


MaghBihu is a harvest festival that marks the end of the harvesting season in the month of Magh (between January and February). The festival is marked by grand feasts and bonfires made of green bamboo, firewood, hay, and dried banana leaves. As a tradition, people take bath before setting up the bonfire.On this occasion, people erect makeshift huts known as Meji and Belaghar with bamboo, leaves and thatch and burn the huts the next morning.