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Lakhimpur Adivasis celebrate Sarhul

By Staff Correspondent

DIBRUGARH, May 2 � Sarhul, one of the most important festivals of Adivasis, was celebrated at Akhda training-cum-production center of Nawa Bihan Samaj (NBS) at Kasipathar, Lakhimpur on Saturday.

Sarhul is connected to the advent of spring when the trees and the nature take their best form with lush new leaves and blooming fragrant flowers.

Adivasis welcome the new year by worshipping their village deity who is considered to be the protector of the tribes and feasting simultaneously.

George Tirkey, the pahan (priest), on the occasion, led the worship with saal flowers. Hundreds of people thronged to take part in the celebration from different villages and tea gardens of Lakhimpur, a press release stated.

An open session was also held on the occasion to highlight and promote the rich old festival.

The open session was presided over by Simplius Dhanwar.

The chief guest of the program was Alphonse Kerketta. Wilfred Topno, president of Adivasi Sahitya Sabha, Assam also attended the session. The guests were welcomed traditionally with the saal flowers.

Godfrey Hereh, secretary, expressed hope that the important festival of the Adivasis would instill the values behind tradition and culture among the coming generation in the community.

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Lakhimpur Adivasis celebrate Sarhul

DIBRUGARH, May 2 � Sarhul, one of the most important festivals of Adivasis, was celebrated at Akhda training-cum-production center of Nawa Bihan Samaj (NBS) at Kasipathar, Lakhimpur on Saturday.

Sarhul is connected to the advent of spring when the trees and the nature take their best form with lush new leaves and blooming fragrant flowers.

Adivasis welcome the new year by worshipping their village deity who is considered to be the protector of the tribes and feasting simultaneously.

George Tirkey, the pahan (priest), on the occasion, led the worship with saal flowers. Hundreds of people thronged to take part in the celebration from different villages and tea gardens of Lakhimpur, a press release stated.

An open session was also held on the occasion to highlight and promote the rich old festival.

The open session was presided over by Simplius Dhanwar.

The chief guest of the program was Alphonse Kerketta. Wilfred Topno, president of Adivasi Sahitya Sabha, Assam also attended the session. The guests were welcomed traditionally with the saal flowers.

Godfrey Hereh, secretary, expressed hope that the important festival of the Adivasis would instill the values behind tradition and culture among the coming generation in the community.

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