खोथिया फुनाय - Kwthiya Phunai

Uprooting the rice seedling
Cultural Narrative: 

At the time of uprooting the rice seedlings for transplanting the Bodo follow some rites. When the seedlings become matured the female elderly member of the family offers a pair of areca nuts and bettle leaves (goi jora-pathwi jora) to the Mainao or Goddess Lakshmi and then starts the uprooting process. 

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