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India: Tall receive for Bihu; 11,300 dancers, drummers enter Guinness World Records

Assam receive a world checklist on Thursday (April 13) by performing the Bihu dance with 11,304 dancers and drummers at a single venue, in step with Chief Minister of the impart Himanta Biswa Sarma. Indian High minister Narendra Modi moreover witnessed the Bihu efficiency on Friday (April 14).

Additionally, Himanta Biswa Sarma was once awarded a Geographical Indication registration certificate for the ‘gamosa,’ a used Assamese scarf. Gamosa got a GI assign in December of the old one year, as reported by PTI.

Thursday’s exhibit was once the oldsters dance’s biggest efficiency, in step with Himanta Biswa Sarma.

The performers provided their exhibit and earned the enviornment checklist for Bihu dancing and dhol playing in entrance of an adjudicator from the Guinness World Records office in London.

It has been a satisfaction to be in the heart of the oldsters of Assam on the special occasion of Bihu. Listed below are more glimpses from the Bihu programme.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 14, 2023


“We now contain made world records for both Bihu dance apart from to Bihu dhols with 11,304 dancers and drummers. It is a ways the biggest Bihu dance and Bihu dhol efficiency in a single venue,” Himanta Biswa Sarma talked about on the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.

The Assam authorities initiated the project to incorporate Bihu to the Guinness E book of World Records, and its culture department paid the associated costs, as reported by India On the recent time.

Unnat P. Pandit, Controller Total of Patent, Designs and Trademarks and Registrar of GI Registry, provided Himanta with the Geographical Indication registration certificate for “gamosa.”

Five years after the initial application, in December 2022, the central authorities granted the GI assign to “Gamosa,” a representation of Assamese culture and id.

#WATCH | Of us specific happiness and thank High Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating AIIMS Guwahati and several other other initiatives in Assam.

PM Modi will moreover seek data from the mega Bihu dance which is in a space to feature more than 10,000 performers in Guwahati this day.

— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2023


Assamese folks customarily reward the “gamosa,” a handwoven rectangular cotton section of fabric with crimson borders and diverse designs and motifs, to elders and company as a token of respect and honour.

It is viewed as an indispensable ingredient of Assamese id and pride and is included in all socio-non secular ceremonies in the impart.

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A “gamosa,” which is Assamese that design “towel,” is ceaselessly worn in properties for both day to day activities and special times.

(With inputs from agencies)


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