Assamese locals celebrate the Suwori tribal festival with song and dance
The Suwori tribal festival in Assam is celebrated by locals with traditional elephant fights, elephant races, horse race and tug of war. (Photo: AP)
The Suwori tribal festival in Assam is celebrated by locals with traditional elephant fights, elephant races, horse race and tug of war. (Photo: AP)
Assamese girls dance during the 'Suwori festival' as part of the Rongali Bihu celebration in Boko.  (Photo: AP)
Assamese girls dance during the 'Suwori festival' as part of the Rongali Bihu celebration in Boko. (Photo: AP)
An Indian tribal woman reacts after an earthen pot filled with water falls off her head during a hundred meters run event with water pots on head, during the Suwori Tribal festival in Boko, Assam. (Photo: AP)
An Indian tribal woman reacts after an earthen pot filled with water falls off her head during a hundred meters run event with water pots on head, during the Suwori Tribal festival in Boko, Assam. (Photo: AP)
Asian Elephants during the 'Suwori festival' as part of the Rongali Bihu celebrations in Guwahati.  (Photo: AP)
Asian Elephants during the 'Suwori festival' as part of the Rongali Bihu celebrations in Guwahati. (Photo: AP)
Women take part in a tug of war during the 'Suwori festival' in Assam.  (Photo: AP)
Women take part in a tug of war during the 'Suwori festival' in Assam. (Photo: AP)
Tribal women perform Rabha dance during the Suwori Tribal festival in Assam.  (Photo: AP)
Tribal women perform Rabha dance during the Suwori Tribal festival in Assam. (Photo: AP)
Villagers take part in a traditional horse racing during the Suwori Tribal festival in Boko.  (Photo: AP)
Villagers take part in a traditional horse racing during the Suwori Tribal festival in Boko. (Photo: AP)
A mahout tries to control an elephant which refused to participate in an elephant fight during the Suwori Tribal festival.  (Photo: AP)
A mahout tries to control an elephant which refused to participate in an elephant fight during the Suwori Tribal festival. (Photo: AP)