Bodo tribes celebrate ‘Baisagu’ with traditional merriment in Assam
The Bodo tribes (of Assam) celebrated their spring festival ‘Baisagu’ with traditional merriment and ebullience. Appealing cultural programmes and tribal dances marked the occasion in four Bodo-dominated districts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Baksa and Chirang.
Baisagu for Bodo tribes:
“Rongali Bihu” is celebrated by most of the races that inhabit in Assam in their own colours and names. It is the most popular Bihu that celebrates the onset of the Assamese New Year (around April 15) and the coming of spring. Parallels of Bihu among the other races and tribes of Assam are Baisagu for Bodo Kacharis, Baikhu for Rabhas, Ali- Ai -Ligang for Misings, Bohhaggio Bishu for Deoris.