Dr. Durlav Chamua attends the Traditional Buffalo Fight of Assam
of Nagaon district in Assam in India as a boisterous crowd cheered at
enraged buffaloes locking horns. The owners of buffaloes cajoled their tame
animals to fight and win for them a prize.
The village of Jalah, buzzed with activity on Sunday morning with the locals
organising the annual buffalo fight. More than 60 buffaloes took part in the
event which attracted huge number visitors from distant areas too. The buffalo
fights are an entertaining sport organised during Bhogali Bihu, the weeklong
Assamese harvest festival. “I am very happy to be here with the people and
enjoy this traditional buffalo fight. This type of sports activities helps
us to draw one another closer,” said Dr. Durlav Chamua, the chairman of
Medical Cell of APCC.
Dr. Chumua who attended the annual function as the chief guest, formally
declared the start of the fight. Moreover the team of North East Educational
Development Sanstha (NEEDS) a social organization of Nagaon was also present
there and provides their supports in organizing the game with local people.
Dr. Durlav Chamua while addressing the gathering offers his heartiest wishes
to all on the occasion of Bhogali Bihu. The hundreds of people thronging the
fighting ring shout louder on their favorite buffaloes.