Guwahati, Jan 6: Union Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare, Kiren Rijiju wished the people of Arunachal Pradesh, particularly the Tagins Community on the auspicious occasion of Si-Donyi festival.
‘On the auspicious occasion of very important Si-Donyi Festival, I extend warm greetings to my brothers and sisters of Arunachal Pradesh, particularly to the Tagin Community,’ Rijiju said in a tweet.
Si-Donyi is one of the major festivals celebrated among the Tagin tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. IT. Tatar Uli, main pioneer in inception of Si-Donyi, first conceptualised the festival in the year 1975. The festival is celebrated from the 4 to 6 January every year. During the festival god Si (Atu Si-male spiritual form of earth) and goddess Donyi (Ayu Donyi-female spiritual form of Sun) is being worshipd in their spiritual form.