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What is Rongali Bihu?

What is Rongali Bihu? The state of Assam has the Assamese new year festival is known as Bihu, which is actually a set of three different festivals celebrated at different times of the year. Here’s a brief overview of each of the three Bihu festivals: Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu This is the most important […]

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What is Ugadi?

What is Ugadi? Ugadi is a popular festival celebrated in the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. The word “Ugadi” is derived from two Sanskrit words “Yuga” meaning era or age, and “Adi” meaning beginning. Ugadi marks the beginning of a new era or a new year, and it is celebrated with […]