Bhogali Bihu, or Magha Bihu, is the harvest festival of Assam and is observed in the Assamese month of Magh (January). Magh Bihu 2015 date is January 15. ‘Bhogali’ means ‘feasting’ in Assamese and is a two-day festival and dedicated to Lord Agni, the Hindu fire god. Uruka is the first day of the Bhogali Bihu festival and it is on January 14, 2015. On the first day of the Bhogali Bihu festival, known as Uruka, young men construct ‘mejis’ or ‘bhelaghars’ with bamboo and wood pieces in farmland or open spaces.