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Indian Villagers Celebrate Magh Bihu Harvest Festival

Image: Magh Bihu festival marking end of winter harvesting
Villagers with their nets and baskets engaged in community fishing during the Magh Bihu festival, also known as Bhogali Bihu, in the Panibari village on the outskirts of Guwahati City in Assam, India, on Jan. 13, 2014. The festival marks the end of the winter harvesting season and is celebrated on the first day of the 'Magh' month on the Assamese calendar. EPA

Villagers with their nets and baskets engaged in community fishing during the Magh Bihu festival, also known as Bhogali Bihu, in the Panibari village on the outskirts of Guwahati City in Assam, India, on Jan. 13, 2014. The festival marks the end of the winter harvesting season and is celebrated on the first day of the 'Magh' month on the Assamese calendar.

Image: An Indian villager smokes and arranges his fishing net during Bhogali Bihu celebrations
An Indian villager smokes and arranges his fishing net before participating in community fishing as part of the Magh Bihu celebrations at the Goroimari Lake in Panbari village. Anupam Nath / AP
Image: Villagers participate in community fishing during the Bhogali Bihu harvest festival
Indian villagers participate in community fishing during the Bhogali Bihu celebration at Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, outside Guwahati on Jan. 13, 2014. BIJU BORO / AFP - Getty Images