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Harvest festival celebrated in Assam, India

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Magh Bihu: Harvest festival celebrated in Assam, India
Magh Bihu (also called Bhogali Bihu or Maghar Domahi is a harvest festival celebrated in Assam, North-East India, which marks the end of harvesting season in the month of Magh.. It is the celebration of harvest by the indigenous ethnic groups of Assam similar to many ethnicities of South-East Asia and at last a Bonfire is lit for the ceremonial conclusion and prayer to the God of Fire. The festival is developed by the Tibeto-Burman, Austro-Dravidian and a bit of Indo-European cultures and festivals Magan of Kachari and Sangken festival. The Festival has maximum indigenous Tribal Asian ie. Sino-Tibetan and Austro-Dravidian and a bit of Indo-European essence due to variation of the Tribes found in Assam.

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