DIPHU, Feb 8 � The �Busu Dima� harvesting festival of Dimasa community concluded here peacefully on Wednesday. While attending the Busu Dima closing ceremony function, member of Parliament from hill district of Assam, Biren Sing Engti said, �Diphu will soon get a cultural centre to conserve and disseminate culture of various tribal communities of Karbi Anglong; the cultural centre will be built on the role model of the illustrious ethnicity centre �Kalakshetra� of Guwahati, over a plot of 100 acres of land�.
Addressing the closing ceremony of the �Busu Dima� the annual harvesting festival of the Dimasa community that was observed centrally at Hojaipur, a Dimasa parish 15 km away from Diphu. Engti further said that culture is the mirror of a particular tribe and it identifies how much the nation is advanced with its socio-culture.
Addressing the open meeting, Engti urged people to work to enrich culture and literature of every caste and community in the district. DHD chief Dilip Nonisa, Rajya Sabha member Biswajit Daimari, vice chairman of Kachari Samaj, Uttam Chandra Bramha were the others present in the open session.
Rajya Sabha MP, Daimari mentioned in his speech that �through a meticulous process Bodo language made its way up to the university level, and the Dimasas have a long way to go to augment their language and culture�.
Dilip Nonisa in his speech expressed his grief at the passive role of Assam Government and Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council in preservation of Dimasa culture.
It may be mentioned here that Hojaipur was bustling with the music of traditional music of Dimasas � muri and drum. Baidama dance presented by 120 young Dimasa girls of Dhansiri enthralled the culture loving people and the final contest of traditional music and sports marked the closing ceremony of the Busu Dima festival.