Assam CM extends greetings on Kati Bihu


Guwahati: People across Assam are celebrating Kati Bihu today and will light an earthen lamp in front of a Tulsi sapling and in paddy fields praying for a good harvest and hoping their granaries will not go empty.

Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma wished the people of Assam on the occasion of Kati Bihu on Monday.

CM Sarma tweeted, “কাতি বিহুৰ এই পৱিত্ৰ দিনটোত অসমবাসীৰ মংগল কামনাৰে ভগৱন্তৰ ওচৰত প্ৰাৰ্থনা জনাইছোঁ যাতে তুলসী তলৰ চাকিগছি আৰু আকাশবন্তিৰ আলোকে চহা ৰাইজৰ ভঁৰালঘৰ উজলাই তোলে, লখিমীৰে উপচি পৰে আমাৰ ভঁৰাল।”


On this auspicious day, women of Assam prays to Goddess Laxmi who is known to bring prosperity at home. Diyas, candles, or lamps are lighted in the evening and placed at various places including paddy fields and underneath the holy Tulsi plant which is the most sacred plant in Hindus.