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Mumbai celebrates 'Luira Phanit' Seed Sowing Festival

ANI
Published : Mar 4, 2018, 1:51 pm IST
Updated : Mar 4, 2018, 1:51 pm IST

Men and women dressed traditionally, sporting bamboo headgears and neckpieces.

Young boys and girls performed the Kharing-Kharak pheichak, a folk dance, to begin the festival. (Photo: ANI)
 Young boys and girls performed the Kharing-Kharak pheichak, a folk dance, to begin the festival. (Photo: ANI)

Mumbai: The Tangkhul Welfare Society Mumbai (TWSM) organised their 2nd Luira Phanit 'Seed Sowing Festival' in Maharashtra's Mumbai city.

During the celebration, adorned in fineries - men sported headgears made from bamboo with intricately weaved designs, while women donned traditional neckpieces apart from their colourful traditional attires.

 

Young boys and girls performed the Kharing-Kharak pheichak, a folk dance, to begin the festival.

Other highlights of the day included folk song, dance competition, fancy dress, Mr & Miss Luira and many more.

Marking the occasion of the day, Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Qr Omi Ningshen, chief guest, felicitated the event and urged the gathering to sow the seeds of peace and unity.

Tags: tangkhul welfare society mumbai, seed sowing festival, kharing-kharak pheichak, joint commissioner of income tax
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)