Today is Bohag Bihu, the first day of the new year in Assam. Bohag Bihu is also called Rongali Bihu. “Bohag Bihu greetings to everyone,” tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India is celebrating Nav Varsh or the Hindu New Year amid the Covid pandemic for the second year in a row. Despite the strict restrictions, the spirit of the festivities is abundant on social media. Netizens are tweeting beautiful Bohag Bihu wishes, messages, images and gifs.
Bohag Bihu greetings to everyone. pic.twitter.com/IUNmIXsee1
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 14, 2021
Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal posted his greetings on Bohag Bihu. Watch here:
জ্যেষ্ঠসকলক মোৰ সেৱা আৰু কনিষ্ঠসকলক মৰম যাচি সকলোকে অসমীয়া নৱবৰ্ষ তথা ৰঙালী বিহুৰ আন্তৰিক ওলগ জনালোঁ। pic.twitter.com/aiK7rZCmdc
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) April 14, 2021
“May this festival mark a new beginning for all of Assam, ushering in days of prosperity and development,” wrote Gaurav Gogoi along with a pretty greetings card.
— Gaurav Gogoi (@GauravGogoiAsm) April 14, 2021
Here is Kiren Rijiju’s vibrant post on Bohag Bihu.
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) April 14, 2021
Here is another Bohag Bihu greetings giving glimpses of beautiful Assam.
#BohagBihu or #RongaliBihu is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Assam. It marks the start of the Assamese New Year. Wishing you all a very Happy BohagBihu! May this New Year brings happiness, success, good health& prosperity to you all.🌹🙏🌹 pic.twitter.com/uUd6YzphVZ
— Manisha Kataki (@manisha_kataki) April 14, 2021