Nuakhai Juhar celebrated

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  • August 24, 2020
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Nuakhai Juhar celebrated

Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-I – Art & Culture

Key takeaways 

  • Celebrated in: Western Odisha and adjoining areas of Simdega in Jharkhand.
  • It is an agricultural festival. 
  • It is observed to welcome the new rice of the season. 
  • It is observed on the fifth day of the lunar fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada or Bhaadra (August–September), the day after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
  • People offer the newly harvested crop called Nabanha to their respective presiding deities, as a part of the rituals

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