1. The Garos of Meghalaya observe different festivals m the different seasons of the year.
2. Most of the festivals current amongst the Garos are associated with cultivation. Before the sowing of seeds of rice, they celebrate two festivals known as Gitehi pong and Michiltata The first is a personal sacrifice and the second was the collective ceremony.
3. To ensure the favour of the sprit Rokime i.e., mother of rice she is invoked in these two festivals. The Rongchugala or Gindigala festival is observed before the starting of harvest.