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Rongali (Bohag) Bihu Celebration, 2011 in NE USA


Assamese community in the NE USA, is going to celebrate the forthcoming Rongali (Bohag) Bihu 2011 on April 16. For details please email: or visit the website

As in the past, this is a potluck event with expenses being reimbursed to those who bring food item(s). A list of food (and non-food) items is at the end of this message. Please review the list and kindly volunteer for food or non-food items to make this event a success. Thank you!

Event Coordinators


Bharati Deka -

Maini Chetia -; (609)712-7159

Meghali Chetia -

Susan (Dula) Das -



Rajib Dutta -

Jyoti Handique -


Cultural Program:

Arabinda Hazarika -; (609) 275-5860

Pallabi Saikia -; (732) 605-9001


Pitha and Flower Competition: Mousumi Chatterjee -;



Date and Time: April 16th, 2011, Saturday; 2-9pm 


Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church

154 South Mill Road

West Windsor, NJ 08550

Driving Dir: For driving direction, please click the following link: 

IMPORTANT RULE: Please note that parents are responsible for their children's behavior and thus, must keep an eye on their children. For instance, do not let your children run around or hang around in the hallway. Everyone must eat food in the meeting hall, i.e., where everyone eats. Also, the management of the Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church prohibits smoking in its facilities or on its grounds.


Rongali Bihu program details:

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM      Arrival, Set Up, Registration, and Snacks 

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM      Welcome mssg, Sri Moi Axomi song, and Flag Hoisting

3:30 PM - 3:35 PM      A brief description of Rongali Bihu

3:35 PM - 4:45 PM      Games and Game Awards Distribution

4:45PM - 6:45 PM       Cultural program

6:45 PM - 6:50 PM      Vote of Thanks

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM      Introduction of visitors and new families

7:00 PM  - 8:30 PM     Dinner 

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM      Clean up (we appreciate your help!)