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Folk culture Pitha Puli Vegetable festival started at South Tripua
TIWN Feb 2, 2017
Folk culture Pitha Puli Vegetable festival started at South Tripua
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SABROOM, Feb 20 (TIWN): Three days long Folk culture Pitha Puli Vegetable festival started and inaugurated by MP Jiten. Sabhadhipati Himanshu Roy,Saha Sabhadhiparti and others were also present in the occasion.

Addressing the gathering MP said, "It may have different names in different states but all enjoy in one way and that it food - sweets and spicy. To celebrate this harvest festival, all get busy making a special kind of sweet named 'Pithe', which is made with rice flour. Another special thing is needed is Palm Jaggery(khejurer Gur), which is only available in winter season".

It is a harvest festival and is celebrated in many cultural forms with immense devotion, fervor and cheerfulness. In rural and coastal areas, cock fights are held as an important event of the festival. As the festival is celebrated in winters, food prepared in this festival is made to keep the body warm and give energy. Laddu of Til (Sesame) made with Jaggery is the festivals speciality. Various Pitha , vegetables were available in the fair. 

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