Bad (Bodo culture)

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In the culture of the Bodo people, a bad (बाद) is a social crime or offense. There are five different types of bad:[1]

  • Agarbad: incest, hitting parents or grandparents, or killing a cow
  • Phongslothbad: touching the body of young girl or touching someone of a different caste
  • Khaoalibad: using coins or utensils which were offered to dead bodies
  • Khoulwbwd bad: talking badly about a person with no reason or proof

References[change | change source]

  1. Brahma, Pratibha (August 2016). "Traditional Administrative System & Youth Institution of the Bodos of Northeast Bharat" Archived 2016-12-06 at the Wayback Machine, pp. 79-83. Heritage Explorer