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Share the joy of Goru Bihu

GUWAHATI: The wait is over in Assam. The people in the north eastern state have started celebrating Rongali Bihu from Saturday to mark the advent of spring across the state.

The much vaunted week long occasion started with Goru Bihu when the folks took away the cow to bath in the nearby river and water bodies with a slew of formalities.

Reporters of Garu Bihu celebration are pouring in from Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Namrup, Sivasagar, Jorhat, GOLAGHAT, Nagaon, Tezpur, Biswanath, Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Guwahati, Goalpara, Barpeta, BTAD district, Mankachar and Dhubri.

Many organzations have been organizations cow fashion show along with traditional games to mark the occasion.

Bihu functions are lined up across the state from Saturday while in many places the festival had ceremonial start on Friday with cultural procession.

AJYCP began the celebration of the annual spring festival on Friday with a slew of programmes in Namrup on Friday with a crowd pulling procession in the entire area.

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