HOWRAGHAT, Feb 3 � The national festival of the Dimasas, Bisu Dima, was celebrated with gaiety in the Howraghat area, especially in the Dimasa-dominated Gajalipar area recently.
The harvest festival is celebrated on January 27 every year and people wish each other. The people of Howraghat area along with other parts of the Dima Hasao district and neighbouring Nagaland celebrated Bisu Dima this time around, too.
The cultural flag at Gujalipar was unfurled by Mothura Phonglosa. He was assisted by Gopan Kemprai. During the daylong programme, Dimasa people celebrated the festival by performing folk dances and singing songs.
Besides, the elderly people were honoured by the young and the young were blessed by elders for happiness, peace and progress.
Everyone jointly partook of the community feast as per tradition later.