International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Cultural and Literary Studies | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022


The Agricultural Festivals of Missing Tribe of Assam From Sociological Perspective

Sagarika Sharma


Abstract: Festivals are some auspicious dates or a period of time time, celebrated in human society, consisting different rites and rituals, beliefs, traditions in it. It carries social, cultural and religious elements of a society and glimpses of unity among the inhabitants of a particular group always reflect through the celebration of festivals. Ali Aye Ligang and Po: Rag are two agriculture based festivals among the Mising community of Assam, having traditional socio-religious beliefs and unique cultural elements. The Mising community perform these festivals with the feeling of oneness till today. The study tries to look at the socio-cultural and religious aspects of Ali Aye Ligang and Po: Rag and the present status regarding the celebration of these festivals.


Keywords: Misings, agricultural festivals, Ali Aye Ligang, Po: Rag, socio-cultural and religious beliefs


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,


Pages: 434 - 435


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