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Post harvest festival celebrated in State

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Siang(Aruchal Pradesh), Dec 7: The Podi-Barbi Festival is celebrated by the Adi community of Mechuka, Tato and Monigong region of West Siang district of Aruchal Pradesh to thank Mother ture for a bountiful crop. This year it was celebrated at Solung Ground in state capital Itagar with great fervour. It is a post harvesting festival celebrated by the community people as thanksgiving to deity and Mother ture for prosperous and surplus production of crops. The festival witnessed rich cultural folk dances of Adi community of the state. Podi-Barbi is a gift of Miti-Mita (The Goddess of Earth and Water) and is an inseparable part of the socio-cultural life of Aruchal Pradesh. (ANI)

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