Bihu dance on International space station

Michael Fincke is an astronaut of NASA. Mike is the son in law of Assam (Asomor Jowai). Michael  is married to the Renita Saikia, Renita’s parents, Rupesh and Probha Saikia formerly of Assam, India resides in Houston, Texas. Tarali (Mike’s daughter) was born when Mike was in the space station and officially Mike became the first astronaut to become a father while in space.

This bihu dance was done during his expedition at International Space Station.

Renita Saikia Interview

video courtesy: markinkalpataru


LAWM’ (LOM) in the Contemporary Kuki Society

Significance and Relevance of ‘LAWM’ (LOM) in the Contemporary Kuki Society” an article By Ngamjahao Kipgen. The author is a Research Scholar at Indian Institute of Technology, India.
Lawm is thus an institution which teaches the Kukis a corporate feeling at a very young and tender age. It instills in the Kukis the importance and strength of a united body. The spirit of oneness and the sharing of common goal which he learns from the Lawm make him see the whole society as one with different parts of the same purpose. It helps the members fit in the society and fulfill his parts for the higher objective of the society’s existence.
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