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Sekrenyi is the principal festival of the Angami. It is celebrated in February by the western Angamis and in December by the southern Angamis. The festival is to ensure the health and well-being of the community during the coming year. It is an occasion of great merry making. An interesting feature of the festival is that the men have to prepare a separate hearth and abstain from any sexual relation for the first two days.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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