Bohag Bihu: Assam gears up for Rongali Bihu celebrations

Preparations to celebrate Rongali Bihu, the biggest festival of Assam are in full swing.

Updated on Apr 09, 2024 12:28 PM IST 7 Photos

Rongali Bihu, also known as Bohag Bihu, is the most important cultural festival of Assam, marking the beginning of the Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy across the state. The festival signifies the onset of the agricultural season and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour. This year, Rongali Bihu will be observed from April 14 to April 20. (ANI)

People throng fancy Bazaar ahead of Rongali Bihu festival in Guwahati.(ANI)

Children wearing traditional attires participate in the 'dhol badan workshop' organised by the Pub Guwahati Bihu Sanmilan ahead of the Rongali Bihu festival, at the AEI Playground, Chandmari, in Guwahati, Assam.(ANI)


Assamese actor Gayatri Mahanta plays a traditional musical instrument during the inauguration of the 'Bor Asom' exhibition organized ahead of the Rongali Bihu celebration in Guwahati.(ANI)

Rongali Bihu is a multi-day festival that typically spans seven days, each day known as 'Xaat Bihu.' The celebration involves various cultural activities, traditional rituals, and feasting. (ANI)