(Last Updated on : 26-08-2019)
The north eastern state
is known to be the largest consumer of fish
in the country. And the Assam Matsya Festival is an annual celebration that is held in the city
. The purpose of the festival
is to promote fish farming and to instil the proper kind of education among youth and fisherman on using new fishing techniques.
The Assam Matsya Festival brings together national level institutions, scientists and farmers who are working for a Blue Revolution in Assam. During the festival, many seminars and competition are organized and several stalls are set up that sells traditional fishing equipment.
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