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Sunday, 23 March 2008

Every year on the 8th day of the Iunar month falls in the Bengali month of Chaitra, thousands of Hindu devotees from home and abroad assemble on the banks of the old Brahmaputra river for Astami snan, a ritual bath in the river. On the occasion, a three-day fair is held in this place, starting before the day of Ashtami snan (Bath) and ending a day after the bathing ceremony.

The main attractions of the fair are exhibits, like pottery and products made of bamboo - cane and thread (like hand fans). These exhibits are very popular among the devotees visiting the place. There Every year on the 8th day of the lunar month falls in the Bengali month of Chaitra, thousands of Hindu devotees from are also arrangements for the entertainment of children like puppet shows, circus and merry-go-rounds. Sweetmeat stalls do brisk business during the fair.

 
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