GUWAHATI, April 13 - Various Bihutolis across the city have geared up to celebrate Rongali Bihu with a variety of cultural programmes over the next few days.
The huge crowd puller Mukoli Bihu organised by the All Guwahati Students� Union (AGSU) at the Judges� Field every year is scheduled for tomorrow, synchronising with Goru Bihu.
A number of luminaries who have contributed to the State in diverse fields will be felicitated on the occasion. Another feature of the Mukoli Bihu is the colourful cultural function featuring various ethnic dances besides Bihu, husori, etc. Several noted artistes will also take part in the event. Also among the attractions are two special programmes � Nostalgia and Akajoli Shradhanjali.
Kharghuli Rongali Bihu Sanmilan will celebrate the occasion on the Lal Singh Academy playground with a three-day programme starting tomorrow. Educationist Dr Arupjyoti Choudhury will unfurl the Bihu flag, while writer Eli Ahmed will release the souvenir Luit. The cultural evenings will feature a number of popular artistes including Zubeen Garg, Kusum Kailash, Priyanka Bharali, etc.
Brihattar Japorigog Rongali Bihu Sanmilan will celebrate Bihu at the RG Baruah Kalakshetra with a three-day programme tomorrow onwards. Various competitions including Bihuwati, diha naam, biya naam, uruli, etc., will mark the occasion. Zubeen Garg, Krishnamoni Chutiya and Babu are among the artistes scheduled to perform during the celebrations.
The 53rd Ulubari Rongali Bihu Sanmilon will celebrate the occasion on the premises of Mahadev Mandir with a four-day programme from tomorrow. Various competitions including some on traditional sports, and an open all-Assam poetry contest will be the highlights for the ensuing celebrations.
Meanwhile, the Sadou Asam Karmachari Parishad and Rupnagar-based Media Trust Assam have extended Rongali Bihu greetings to the people of Assam.