The festival is celebrated thrice a year in the form of Rongali, Kathi and Magh Bihu. Such festivals play an important role of bringing together people and spreading the message of peace and harmony.
Many devotees take a dip in the the river to mark the occasion.
Across the state, Bihu pandals are put up wherein special cultural programmes are presented.
People across the state are hopeful of peace and prosperity in the state.
The festival is a time for merrymaking. Special dishes are made to mark the celebrations and people visit their friends and relatives with gifts. Women clad in traditional Bihu clothes along with men wearing Gamochas sing and dance in joy during the festi
During the festival, farmers wash, feed and worship their bulls and cows as a sign of respect and gratitude for the service provided by cattle.
Rongali Bihu celebrations mark the advent of the New Year. It is a time when farmers sow new seeds and offer prayers for a prosperous year ahead.
It was celebration time in Assam. Dancing to the rhythm of the Dhol, Assamese recently celebrated Rongali or Bohag Bihu with great enthusiasm.