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Niti Deb participated in traditional Sundur Khela on Ambabuchi
TIWN June 25, 2020
Niti Deb participated in traditional Sundur Khela on Ambabuchi
PHOTO : On the occasion of Ambabuchi, Niti Deb, WO-Tripura CM participated in Sindur Khela. TIWN Pic June 25, 2020

AGARTALA, June 25 (TIWN): On the occasion of Ambabuchi, Niti Deb, W/O-Tripura CM participated in Sindur Khela with local women. ​

Niti Deb earlier also participated in various traditional programmes and social activities.  Women have gathered in various temples and played with Sindur to mark the Ambubachi festival with social distancing.

The Ambubachi festival is closely related to the Tantric cult and is also known as Kamkhya Devi Puja.

 It is believed that Goddess Kamakhya goes through her menstrual cycle during these days and therefore the temple remains closed for three days.Ambubachi Mela is also known as Ameti or Tantric fertility festival and is a four-day mela (fair). It is closely associated with the Tantric Shakti cult prevalent in eastern parts of India and is famous due to the assembling of Tantric Sadhus from India and abroad. Some of these Tantric Babas appear before public only during these four days.

The Tantric Sanyasins also attract the media and foreigners. And Tantric Babas performing numerous unique rituals and exercises are photographed and published in magazines and newspapers around the world. Devotees come from far off places to meet the Tantric Sadhus and take their blessings. Apart from this, the festival is noted for its rural craft fair.

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