AliAye Legang Festival

AliAye Legang is the main festival of the Mishing tribe and is celebrated in the month of February. It is celebrated to appease the Gods for prosperity and a good harvest.

Ali- Aye-Ligang is celebrated on the first Wednesday of Fagun month (between January and February) every year and is associated with agro-based rites and rituals. The literal meaning of Ali- Aye-Ligang stands for first sowing of roots and fruits in which ‘Ali’ stands for seeds, ‘Aye’ for Fruits and ‘Ligang’ for sowing.