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Koni juj popular ethnic game of the indigenous Assamese people

Koni juj is a popular ethic game of the indigenous Assamese people. It is celebrated during Rongali Bihu. Time Of Game It is played during the Rongali Bihu in mid-April. It is played with several other ethnic games like cock fight and bullfight, ‘hati juj’ (elephant fight), ‘kori khel, and… Read more »

Gamosa a colourful ‘japi’ symbol of the indigenous Assamese people

The ‘Gamosa’ (also called ‘Gamusa’) along with the colourful ‘japi’ is one of the symbols of the indigenous Assamese people of Assam. Assam is one of the eight north-eastern of the Indian States of India. TERMINOLOGY The Assamese term ‘gamosa’ has been derived from two words – ‘ga’ connoting body;… Read more »