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Baikho festival celebrated with enthusiasm

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Boko, June 6: The Rabha tribal community’s religious festival Baikho was successfully celebrated at Kenduguri village near Boko in Kamrup district on Tuesday night. Every year in the Kamrup and Goalpara district, Rabha tribal villagers celebrate Baikho festival. On this occasion, traditional Rabha dance competition and lewa tana (tug of war) competition are also held. Priests of the Rabha community run over burning charcoal as they perform rituals during the festival. The festival is celebrated for the well-being of the community and for a good harvest. Siddarth Goswami, ADC, Kamrup rural, Pinki Dutta, SDC of Boko circle and other dignitaries took part in the celebration.

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