Welcome to Barechaharia Bhowana Mahotsav - 2023

A tradition since 1797, a traditionally rich Sankari Sanskriti, preached by the Saint Srimanta Sankaradeva, organised by the people of Jamugurihat with same zeal and anticipation every 5 years.

Theological ideas on religion, philisophy, faith and feelings relating are the basic ingredients incorporated in Bhowna

A Festive mirror of cultural excellence and harmony of art forms.


It has been a tradition since 1797, Jamugurihat organises and hosts the well acclaimed and well appreciated Barechaharia Bhowna Mahotsav in every five years. This occasion finds its genesis in the Performing Art of Bhowna form which was first propagated by Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva during the Vaishnavite movement with the philosophy of bringing communities together.

Subsequent to the last edition held in 2018, the next one will be held this year on 6, 7, 8 and 9 March 2023 at Pokamura Field in Jamugurihat. The event spanning over 4 days will showcase various episodes of Traditional Bhowna in a series of 21 stages, the lotus shaped pandal constructed from locally available raw material such as bamboo, cane, timber, thatch etc. This grand event is a labour of love and devotion of the local community irrespective of caste and creed.

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Barechaharia Bhowana 2023

Flag Bearers

Chief Patron

Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma

Chief Patron

Chief Minister of Assam

Chief Patron

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Chief Patron

Cabinet Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ayush


Shri Bimal Bora


Minister, Sports and Youth Welfare, Government of Assam


Shri Padma Hazarika


MLA, Sootia Constituency


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