This festival is celebrated across Manipur, as it is the New Year according to the Manipuri tribes.
The festival is also related to the domestic deity called Sanamahi worshipped by the Manipuri people.
The dominant Garo Tribe primarily celebrates the Wangala festival in Meghalaya.
The festival indicates the beginning of winter and is celebrated as a nod to the post-harvest season.
The festival of Kang Chingba is one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated in the State of Manipur.
It is like the ‘Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra’ and draws many antecedents from the same.
Held in the premises of the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati in the State of Assam.
The festival falls in the month of June and is one of the major festivals in Northeast India, so much so that it has been dubbed as the ‘Mahakumbh of East.’
Celebrated in February by the Angami tribe of Nagaland.
All branches of Naga tribes celebrate this festival.
Celebrated all over Nagaland and in some Naga inhabited parts of Manipur State too.
Celebrated after end of harvest season.
One of the more modern festivals held in Majuli in the State of Assam. (Note: Majuli is the largest riverine island
Apatani tribe that resides in Arunachal Pradesh primarily celebrates the festival.
Note. Apatani are a tribal group living in the Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh. India has proposed Apatani Cultural Landscape in the Tentative List of World Heritage Site. Their practice unique rice-fish cultivation.