Assam Celebrates Annual Harvest Festival Magh Bihu
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:09 PM
Assam celebrated Magh Bihu, annual harvest festival, with traditional fervour. While Wednesday marks the first-day of Assamese calendar month of 'Magh', Bihu celebrations started from Monday night that marked 'Uruka', last day of Assamese month of 'Puh'. Following the 'Uruka' night feasting, people today morning lit traditional bonfire called 'Meji' to pray to the god of fire and seek blessings for the new year.