(Source: Getty Images) Rongali Bihu 2020 Date: Rongali Bihu, also known as Bohag Bihu, is celebrated by the people of Assam to mark the Assamese New Year. Bihu is a unique traditional dance that portrays the spirit and culture of the region. It is the time of when the agricultural crops especially the All Rights Reserved. Kati Bihu takes its name from the Kartik month which starts from the next day.
To protect the maturing paddy, cultivators whirl a piece of bamboo and emanate spells to ward off pests and the evil eye.
Updated: Oct 18, 2020 09:21 IST. This agricultural festival occurs three times a year but the biggest celebration, known as Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu, happens in April. Akash Banti or Sky Lamp, in their farm to keep out pests and other insects. Farmers on the day hung lights from bamboo poles, known as Bongaigaon (Assam) [India], October 18 (ANI): Locals in Bongaigaon celebrated the Kati Bihu festival in Assam on Saturday.Kati Bihu marks an important day for the Assamese people as they celebrate it by lighting up their homes and agricultural fields. Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat - November 4, Hindu Festivals and Fasting Dates in October 2020, Extra Month In Hindu Calendar In 2020 - Adhik Masa, Hindu calendar 2020 in English And Hindi With Tithi Pdf, 108 Facts about Sri Krishna – Unknown and Known, Ten Avatars of Srihari Vishnu And Evolution, Column: Gods – Demons – Animals and Humans.
Bihu 2020 Date in India: The festival will be held between April 14-20.
In 2020, Bhogali Bihu will be celebrated on 16th January. "On this day, every year Assamese people light 'diyas' at home, and in the agricultural fields since it is our primary source of income. It is the cheerful festival of Assam that is celebrated by the locals irrespective of caste, creed and beliefs.
In this section of Bihu 2020 update we will describe the Importance of Bihu. Kati Bihu, also known as Kangali Bihu, is a festival observed in Assam and is also known as the poor man’s Bihu. Assam is a fertile land surrounded by Blue Mountains and replenished by the mighty Brahmaputra River. The Rongali Bihu is the most important festival for the Assamese people. Bihu 2020 is an important festival of Assam which is a State located in the Northeast of India, where this festival is celebrated as New Year. On this day, earthen lamps are lit at the foot of the household tulsi plants, the granary, and the paddy fields. The festival which coincides with Makar Sankranti is known as Bhogali Bihu, celebrated in the month of January.
Bihu songs sung to express happiness during festivities enjoyed to celebrate the harvest season.
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The festival is celebrated seven days after Vishuva Sankranti in the month of Vaisakh, locally called ‘Bohag’. We pray to the almighty for the well being of our state and our livelihood," Nandan Debnath, a local resident, told ANI.
In 2020, Kati Bihu is on October 17.
The festival was celebrated with fervour and enthusiasm all over Assam on Saturday.
In some regions, the lamps are
Kati Bihu and Magh Bihu occurs in the month of Otober and Janurary respectively. Prayers are made for improved yields of crops. In a year Assamese celebrate three different kinds of Bihu festival that is Bohaag Bihu in the middle of April month, Maagh Bihu in the middle of January month and Kaati Bihu in the middle of October month. Bihu is the main festival of Assam, in north east India.
On the day of Kati Bihu, special prayers and offerings are
to eat during the period. Bihu Sports Bihu is one of the key festivals of Indian state of Assam and people celebrate... Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India. During this time of the year, the paddy in the fields are in the growing stage and the granaries of the farmers are almost empty.