The people wear new and colourful clothes to celebrate the joyous Rongali Bihu
festival. People visit their neighbors, friends and relatives and distribute
sweet as they greet each other a Happy Bihu. Many people also organize grand
feasts in the house to celebrate the occasion. Traditional festive food of Bohag
Bihu is the special cake known as the pitha.
Colourful rituals mark the first day of Rongali Bihu celebrated as Garu Bihu.
This day is dedicated to the cattle and livestock. The rest of the weeklong
celebrations of Bohag Bihu are known as Manuh Bihu. A mood of festivity and
gaiety is seen throughout Assam during the seven days of Rongali Bihu.