|Madan Kamdev Doulguri Raas Mohotsav|
BAIHATA CHARIALI, Nov 17 - The 17th edition of the Madan Kamdev Doulguri Raas Mohotsav will be held on the Bormula Ahat tol Doulguri bakori Sri Sri Radha Krishna Hari Mandir premises from November 25 with a seven-day programme.
On November 25, the president of the raas committee Hara Kanta Kumar, will hoist the flag at 8 am; at 9 am Mohan Swargiary, president of the permanent raas festival committee will perform smriti tarpan and at 10 am, a group of senior citizens will take part in the sapling plantation programme. At 11 am, mass cleanliness and at 12 noon pani tolon will be held. At 5 pm and 6.30 pm, Dhruba Jyoti Deka and Ramani Mohan Deka will unveil the entrances of ‘Radha Krishna’ and the ‘Dasavatar’ idols respectively. At 7 pm banti prajjalan, at 9 pm purnahuti, and at 10.30 pm distribution of prasad will be done. On November 26, the programme of the raas will begin with kirtan paath by Chita Ram Kumar at 10 am. At 2 pm ayoti naam, at 6 pm banti prajjalan, and at 8 pm nagara naam will be performed. On November 27 at 10 am Bhagawat paath , at 1 pm ayoti naam, at 3 pm oja pali and at 6 pm banti prajjalan will be held. At 8 pm noted nagara naam artiste Kailash Talukdar, Nalbari and Arabinda Kumar will perform nagara naam. On November 28, the programme of the raas will begin with the kirtan paath at 10 am. At 1 pm ayoti naam, at 3 pm oja pali, and at 6 pm banti prajjalan will be held.
A drama Balatkar written by Sewabrat Barua and directed by Rajen Das will be staged at 8 pm. On November 29, at 10 am kirtan paath, at 1 pm ayoti naam, at 2 pm borgeet prasanga, and at 6 pm banti prajjalan will be held while at 7 pm Bulu Boro will inaugurate a superstar competition. On November 30, Bhagawat paath will be held at 10 am, at 1 pm ayoti naam, at 3 pm oja pali, at 6 pm banti prajjalan, and at 8 pm Kanaklata Das, Udalguri and Dulumoni Kakati, Sutargaon, will perform girls nagara naam. On December 1, kirtan paath will be held at 10 am, at 2 pm ayoti naam, at 5.30 pm mass banti prajjalan and at 7 pm Chandana Mahanta Bania, member of Bezera ZPC will inaugurate the cultural evening.