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ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Arunachal: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui all set to grace Reh festival

Reh, the most significant festival of the Idu Mishmi tribe of the state, is being celebrated at Anini in Dibang Valley district from Feb 1 to 3

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Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh is all set to see Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui who will be a part of the Reh festival at Anini in Dibang Valley district from February 1 to 3 this year.

The festival is being organised by the Central Reh Celebration Committee (CRCC), which has also created a picnic spot along with a camping site in the area.

Reh festival celebration venue
Reh festival celebration venue
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Reh, which is celebrated during February and July, is the most significant festival for the Idu Mishmi tribe of the state.

Reh festival celebration venue
Reh festival celebration venue
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The festival is observed to seek prosperity and welfare of near and dear ones and also the agriculture. The three-day colourful festival will comprise rituals inherited from forefathers, traditional dances by men and women of all ages, varieties of local cuisines and folklore which are passed through the generations by word of mouth.

The Idu Mishmi people living in lower elevations and plains celebrate the festival during February, while the tribesmen living in snowy areas celebrate it during summers when the climate is warm and shoal of fish can be found in the rivers.

Reh festival celebration venue
Reh festival celebration venue
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Reh festival celebration venue
Reh festival celebration venue
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Idu Mishmi women in traditional attire
Idu Mishmi women in traditional attire
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