Ecological Basis of the Bihu Festival of Assam

  title={Ecological Basis of the Bihu Festival of Assam},
  author={Maan Barua},
  pages={213 - 223}
  • M. Barua
  • Published 13 July 2009
  • History
  • Folklore
Bihu is one of the most important festivals in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Published accounts of the festival mainly deal with its rituals, texts and performance, and its ecological setting is often overlooked. This essay seeks to explore the ecological basis of Bihu and tries to understand how it has assumed its form through an interaction of culture and ecology. 
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