Guwahati/ 27th April’2018 (Prag News Desk):
A sensational video and photographs related to Bihu is courting controversy after it was found out by netizens that the photography is highly unacceptable and shocking.
The photos show a Bihu performer playing the Bihu musical instrument ‘Pepa’ by mounting over the shoulders of a female Bihu dancer.
Soon after the photographs were uploaded in the social media, many folk artistes, netizens as well as people seeing these photographs and videos showed their displeasure of the entire event as how did the organizers allow such performance to even take place.
Renowned Folk Artiste from Assam, Prashanna Gogoi took to social media expressing shock and displeasure over the viral photos. He also urged the Bihu Suraksha Samiti to pay attention to the issue seriously.
Organising secretary Assam Pradesh at Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM), Dipjyoti Das said, “What more outrageous remains to be seen in this society? How can a boy play the ‘Pepa’ by sitting on the shoulders of a ‘Nasoni’? This is not at all acceptable. I urge the public to come out and protest on the matter.”