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|Karam puja is the most important festivals of tea tribe communities of Assam with a view to propitating "Mother of Earth" - the goddesses of creation. It is celebrated on the night of "Bhado Ekadasi" which is generally in the mid of August. It is basically an agriculture related festival. It is believe that by the blessing of God "Karam" they will get bumper crops and their family will be saved from evil.|
There is a general belief that the desire of a man germinate send in human body is fulfilled by the worship of mohther earth. More over woman pray for better conjugal life. The dance perform in the night of Karam Puja is called "Jhumair Nritya". It is basically a group dance perform by the rhythm of "Dholl" and "Madal" by a group of young man and woman.
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