Donkamukam/BAITHALANGSO, May 15: Jamnamukkhiya (Domahi) – a Karbi traditional festival concluded at Roghunath Teron Aklam in Tumpreng in West Karbi Anglong on Monday. The three-day-long programme organised by So Karbi Jutang Jubat Chingthur Asong (SKJJCA) kicked off on May 12.
This year the organising committee observed the silver jubilee celebration of the festival with a three-day-long programme, which kicked off from May 12.
Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) chief executive member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang attended the programme as chief guest and inaugurate the cultural night.
A series of songs and dance programme, including Ohori dance, Samphri dance, Jakoi kibi dance and traditional sports such as Teke chorong kenep, Bapthili ke-up were also organised to mark the celebration.
KAAC chairman Horensing Bey, EM Raton Teron, MACs MS Timung and Ramsing Timung, VDC chairman Ramson Rongpi, social worker Ditolal Hasnu also graced the occasion.
The CEM also inaugurated a Rongker Community Hall and a pavement road at Mugasong and later laid the foundation for construction of Domahi Cultural Hall.
Notably, the festival is celebrated by the Karbis living in Kamrup (Metro and Rural), Morigaon and Nagaon districts and Tumpreng in West Karbi Anglong in April and May coinciding with Rongali Bihu festival.