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Brahmaputra Pushkaram Festival

Posted on : 28 Jan 2020

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  • The Assam government is celebrating Brahmaputra Pushkaram- a 12-day mega river festival in November 2019. Earlier, the Brahmaputra Pushkaram festival was held in 2007.
    • In 2018, the Pushkaram festival was celebrated on the banks of the Tamiraparani in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu.
  • It will be the second biggest river festival ever to be celebrated in the state of Assam after Namami Brahmaputra.
  • Pushkaram festival is a festival of rivers that pertains to the 12 important rivers in India. It occurs once in 12 years for each river.

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Pushkaram Festival
    1.It is a festival of rivers that pertains to the 12 important rivers in India.
    2.In 2019, it was celebrated on the river Tamiraparani of Tamil Nadu.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : 1 only

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