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Rongjali Bwisagu in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar:  The Rongjali Bwisagu celebration is going on with pomp and festive fervor in Kokrajhar as the Bohag month is today entered 8th day on Sunday. 

Priya Brahma of Bishmuri in Kokrajhar has been crowned Bwisagi Khungri in the Rongjali Bwisagu Pwrbw organised in Kokrajhar.

Tinu Basumatary and Jeni Narzary of Kokrajhar town adjusted first and second runners up in the Bwisagi Khungri Pwrbw respectively.

Bwisagi Khungri Priya was awarded a gorden crown and cash Rs. 10,000 while first runners up was awarded cah Rs. 8000 and second runners up Rs. 5000 respectively.

The Rongjali Bwisagu Pwrbw was concluded today with two programme scheduled at Science College auditorium in Kokrajhar.

The Kokrajhar Rongjali Bwisagu Pwrbw celebration committee organised the Rongjali Bwisagu Pwrbw at Bhatarmari village and UN Academy,Kokrajhar organised Rongjali Bwisagu Pwrbw with daylong programme. Huge peoples from all walks of life participated the Bwisagu pwrbw celebrations wira traditional music instruments like Kham, Shifung, Jota etc thai created amusement.A cultural ralat was aksi carried out in Kokrajhar to mark the Bwisagu celebration followed sappling plantations at Bhatarmari LP school in Kokrajhar.

The School Management Committee of UN Academy Kokrajhar organised Rongjali Bwisagu Pwrbw with great enthusiastic environment. Student, teacher and guardians took part in the Bwisagu celebration.

Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma attended teh occasion as chief guest anda handed obat the Bwisagi Khungri award.

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