Kozagra

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Mithilanchal districts in Bihar celebrate KOZAGRA with religious touch. This evening a special puja is performed to Maa Bhagwati and paan(betel) & Makhana(fox nut) are offered. After puja paan and Makhana, two of the three most ingredients of Mithila culture, (third being fish) are distributed among guests.

It is special occasion for the newly married as the bridegroom gets sackful of Makhana from in-laws and clothes for entire family. The occasion is still rejoiced in villages but cities also celebrate it in different ways. Makhana, full of nutrition, cost anywhere between Rs. 450 and 700.