Ranchi, Jharkhand 13 January 2015 :: Jharkhand former Chief Minister Arjun Munda along with Ranchi MP Ramtahal Choudhary beating ‘Dhol’ and present of cultural dance along with ” TUSU “- female safe art piece made of wood and bamboo, before traditional early festival on the occasion of Makarsakranti of ” Punch Pargana “-an south eastern area of Jharkhand about 45 KMs from Capital city, at Ranchi on Tuesday.
Lensman :: Ratan Lal.
Tusu :: This festival is mostly seen in the eastern India. This belt has a great history during India’s independence movement. TUSU is a harvest festival held during the winter in the last day of Poush month. It is also for the unmarried girls. Girls decorate a wooden/ bamboo frame with coloured paper and then gift it to the nearby hilly river. Although there is no documented history available on this festival but it has huge collection of scintillating songs full of life and taste. These songs reflect the simplicity and innocence of tribal people.