Garo

The Garos are an indigenous Tibeto-Burman ethnic group from the Indian subcontinent, notably found in the Indian states of MeghalayaAssamTripuraNagaland, and some neighboring areas of Bangladesh, notably MymensinghNetrokonaJamalpurSherpur etc.  The Garos are one of the few remaining matrilineal societies in the world.

A large part of the Garo community follow Christianity, with some rural pockets practising traditional animist religion known as Songsarek.

The common and regular festivals are those connected with agricultural operations.

Christmas is a religious celebration, December is a great season of celebration in Garo Hills

The Garo language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family. Garo language/script was written on animals skins and tree barks as they had no knowledge of pen and paper yet. Approximately 1,20,000 Garo peoples are living in Bangladesh.