Nuakhai Festival : Celebrated in Western Odisha with people thanking the Almighty for a good harvest

Nuakhai is celebrated with much pomp and show in Western Odisha with people thanking the Almighty for a good harvest. According to popular belief, the origin of the festival dates back to the dawn of civilisation when people cleared forests and took up cultivation. As per the custom, each farmer offers the first grain of his harvest to the God and then partakes it. Read more on Express News Service


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