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  • Bwisagu celebrated in Bodo belts

    Published on April 15, 2019

    by Preetam BC

    Kokrajhar : The rhythmic sound of kham, siphung, jhota, serja, jabsing (Bodo traditional musical instruments) grips the air in different nook and corner of Bodo belts as people celebrate the Rongjali Bwisagu.

    Flavor of music and dance were visible everywhere as people, young and old, men-women alike were seen merry making celebrating the spring festival singing and dancing to the tune of kham, sifing, serja, jabsring etc singing Bwisagu songs.

    In many parts, young boys and girls, elderly men and woman, in groups, were seen visiting door-to-door singing and dancing begging as is the tradition.

    The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU)  also celebrated the festival by organizing a open bwisagu atKokrajhar Government Higher Secondary and Multipurpose School ground here today where people from all walk of life – in colourful traditional attire – dokhna, jwmgra, aronai – were seen participating in the celebration, singing and dancing to the beat of music.

    The entire atmosphere was surcharged with rhythmic sounds of kham and siphung, serja, zabkring and thorka, etc singing sweet Baisagu songs sung by the Bodo boys and girls.

    The ABSU emphasized on the need of community participation to keep alive the old age tradition of Bwisagucelebration.

     ABSU president Pramod Boro while impressing on the need of preserving the culture like Bwisagu and Bihu also extended his greetings and best wishes to the people and instills new enthusiasm among the people with message of peace and prosperity among the people.