As­sam gears up for Magh Bihu

The Asian Age - - Nation -

Guwa­hati: The se­vere cold wave has failed to dampen the mood of peo­ple in As­sam which has geared up to cel­e­brate one of its big­gest fes­ti­vals — Magh Bihu — on Sun­day. Brac­ing the ex­tremely cold weather con­di­tions that the en­tire north- eastern states have been reel­ing un­der for al­most a week now, peo­ple have com­pleted their prepa­ra­tions for the har­vest fes­ti­val. It is cel­e­brated on the aus­pi­cious oc­ca­sion of Makar Sankranti. The fes­ti­val is also marked by col­lec­tive singing, danc­ing and com­mu­nity feasts that will be or­gan­ised on Satur­day night.

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