Jamshedpur: The tribals of the city and its surroundings are gearing up to celebrate the harvest festival festival with traditional pomp and glee. Various social and cultural organizations are preparing to organize Tuusu Festival on 14th and 15th of January, in places like Domuhani, Sonari (Milk Point of Suvarnarekha and Kharkai) and Itagad.
Hundreds of people, especially tribals, will be gathered to participate in the annual festival. Various tribal groups will take the statue of Goddess Tuos for immersion. The fair in the city's oldest Sonari, draws more and more crowds. It is famous for organizing traditional events with festivities.
"Melas are a traditional part of Tusu, organized for the purpose of bringing traditional tribal culture and tribal artisans to headlines. We have also organized several competitions during the fair," Chairman of Organizing Committee, Dikuram Manjhi, Tusu Fair Committee, Etagad said.
The Annual Tusu Mela in the Gopal Ground also attracts not only Jharkhand but also tribal artists and artists of neighboring states like Odisha and Bengal.
People come from groups from the morning on their tusu statues and widened ones. The annual fair organized by the Jharkhand Ekta Manch in Gopal Maidan is also one of the most sought-after fairs. A large number of people from different places came to the Tusu fair.
The festive look of the Gopal Ground attracts everyone. While more than a dozen giant Tusu statues are aligned on one side of the ground, while on the other side they decorate the squares on the other side. Chadal, built with grass and bamboo sticks, has a long structure, such as temples are shapes of tribal gods.
A member of the organizing committee said, "Traditionally, groups of artists and artists from rural areas go to different Tusu fairs and participate in competitions of the best statues or best decorated squads." Competitions will be distributed to the winners.
The young girls prepare the idols of Goddess Tusu with soil and later go to a nearby river, where they then clean themselves by putting a dip. After bath, women sing different local songs and start praising the Goddess. These songs are known as Tuusu in Bengal. On this occasion a plate of rice is also offered to the deity.
"Tusu Parab in Bengal is not included in any kind of musical instruments and is only rich by vocal adaptations. Keeping a rich and religious significance, Tusu Parab serves as the medium of devotional expression of girls. "
In Makar Sankranti, the auspicious crop season of rural Bengal has been shown. Girls of every farmer participate in Tusu Parab with the hope that the Goddess will bless the holy graces on her.
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On this auspicious eve, various tribal groups carry statues of Goddess Tuos for immersion.
The festival attracts a lot of people and dozens of giant Tusu idols-Trousseous wafers-a tall structure like figures of tribal deities of the temple, line for immersion. He said that the festival is originally celebrated as a traditional carnival.