Namrup, May 4: The Rongali Bihu celebration kicked off in Upper Assam’s industrial town Namrup with hoisting of flag bt Bihu Celebration Committee president Ranjit Baruah and secretary Tileswar Bora at BVFCL Public Bihu Auditorium here on Friday.
This was followed by homage paid to the martyrs of Assam Agitation. The Bihu stage was inaugurated by Bornamghar Husori Team. A cultural procession was also taken out, where 12 cultural tripues took part.
A series of competition on Bihu dance and songs were also0 organised to mark the occasion.
On Saturday, MP from dibrugarh constituency rameswar Telly will attend as chief guest in the open session and distribute the prizes to the winners of various competitions.
Dibrugarh University Vice Chancellor Dr. Alok Kumar Buragohain and Bihu specialist Dr. Anil Saikia will also grace the occasion. A ccultural night will also be held on Sunday.