Festive Atmosphere in Demow And Jorhat During Magh Bihu
DEMOW: Magh Bihu was celebrated in Demow and its surroundings areas with enthusiasm from January 14 to January 16. On Uruka, people organized community feast at night in Demow and its surrounding areas and mejis were burnt on early morning of January 15. Under the patronage of Saragua VDP Party and with the help of the people of Sarugua near Demow, on January 15 and January 16 Bhogali Utsav was organized and different competitions were held on both the days.
Under the patronage of All Tea Tribes Students Association (ATTSA), Demow branch and in association with Athabari sub-branch, Deroi Primary Unit, Kaliapani and Athabari Deroi Garden Branch labourers and employees celebrated Tusu Puja at the Abhihit Dey and Pandu Pandav Samannay Kshetra in Deroi Garden Puja Ghar premises on January 15 with different programmes and competitions.
The traditional mela at Dehajan was held on January 15 and it was attended by large number of people who had come to enjoy the famous cock fight. A traditional mela was also organized near Demow in Kachumari on January 16.
JORHAT: Magh Bihu was celebrated in the districts of Jorhat and Majuli with no untoward incident or law-and-order situation reported, informed Chandanjyoti Borah, Traffic in-charge of Jorhat Sadar police station on Thursday. People were seen celebrating Uruka with enthusiasm. Reckless and careless driving was also not reported during the festival period, said a police officer.