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Kati Bihu

Kati Bihu:

The Prime Minister of India extended best wishes on the auspicious occasion of Kati Bihu to the people of Assam.

  • Kati Bihu is celebrated in the state of Assam.
  • Kati means to cut and this day marks the time of relocation of rice saplings.
  • It is also known as Kongali Bihu.
  • There are another two Bihu festivals celebrated in Assam – Bhogali or Magh Bihu is observed in January and Rongali or Bohag Bihu is observed in the month of April.
  • During this month, there are not so many things to eat.
  • They celebrate this festival by lighting the earthen lamps or candles and lit their house with lighting.
  • Lighting diya near Tulsi plant is one of the main part of the festival. They worship Tulsi plant on this auspicious day.
  • People also light a special lamp called “Akash Banti” (Sky candle) in their paddy fields.