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Puhgal Parim

Puhgal Parim is one the most important festivals of Bhujel community. It is a community festival celebrated collectively by Bhujels at a certain location preferably near a Khola(stream) and different natural deities are worshipped. The celebration begins from the day of Mangshire Purney (fullmoon day in December). It is celebrated for five days.

Every year Bhujels from the districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar gather at Puhgal Taar located at the confluence of Reli and Teesta near NHPC Teesta Lowdam Project III. A large number of Bhujels, in their traditional dress gather here to celebrate the puja.

Puhgal Parim
Festival Name Place 2020 2021
Puhgal Parim Dec 29-Dec 29