Podi Barbi Festival Celebrated with Gaiety.

Publish Date : 05/12/2019


Aalo 05th Dec.: – The popular festival of Libo, Ramo and Bokar of Adi community, Podi Barbi was celebrated with traditional gaiety and religious fervour at Gumin Kiin Aalo today.
Attending the festival as the Chief Guest, former Minister Shri Jarkar Gamlinn said that religion and culture are different entity and essence of all festivals are alike to give us all a distinct identity. Festival is always a rare occasion to rejoice and expose our rich practices, attires, beliefs and all communities should take part in each other’s festivity, he said. Inaugurating the Lik Putu RCC Podi Barbi Community Hall, Shri Gamlin said that this was the 25th Dere he sanctioned in his tenure as Minister from SADA and Tourism Department for Podi Barbi Celebration Committee of Aalo. He also released audio Album titled “Ho Ho Hogalo” produced by Jyoti Diru and Yasen Bunyi on the occasion and gave away prizes for the games and Sports and Cultural Competitions to mark the festival celebration.
The Guest of Honour Shri Karsen Lollen, former Anchal Samiti Chairperson dwelt on Topo-Karbo history and lauded the effort of PBFCC to preserve the rich legacy of culture and exhorted the young generation to propagate with sense of determination and pride. The President PBCC, Shri Tajen Podo, Patron Shri Komi Rida and Miss Oman Jempen dwelt at length of mythological aspects and significance of the festival in detail and expressed their gratitude to Gamlin for providing a RCC Podi Barbi Community Hall during his minister ship in the past. The Shi- Yomi Artists’ Forum and cultural troupes from different colonies presented songs, dances and folklores on different themes on the occasion.


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