How many Bihu festivals are there? Think again!

Guwahati, May 18: In an incident which raises concern, a Dhubri based publisher has mentioned about 12 different Bihu festivals.

A chapter in a grammar and essay book mentions that the last day of every month is celebrated as Bihu in Assam and as such, there are 12 different Bihu festivals in the state.

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The grammar and essay book is the second edition and is written by one Md. E Ali.

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It may be mentioned here that the book is meant for students of Class VI, VII and VIII.

The incident has led to an outburst in social media across the state.



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