#KatiBihu being celebrated across #Assam

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Kati Bihu, also known as Kangali Bihu, the pre-harvest festival marked by austerity, is being observed across Assam on Monday.

 

Kati Bihu, the most 'low-profile' of the three Bihus celebrated in Assam every year, is celebrated by the people traditionally to pray for a good harvest.

 

The festival is celebrated with every Hindu households paying obeisance to Goddess Tulsi, planting a sapling and lighting an earthen lamp in front of it at evening.

 

Assam government announced a public holiday on Monday for Kati Bihu following demands from several quarters. Earlier, the festival was a half-day holiday in government offices.

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