The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) on Wednesday released a new textbook on Bihu at its office in Guwahati. The textbook titled \u2018\u2019 has been introduced to raise awareness and knowledge among the students about the culture and tradition associated with the festival of Bihu. Noted scholar Dr. Hemanta Kumar Barua released the book at a meeting which was presided over by AHSEC secretary Dr. Ramesh Chandra Chutia. The higher secondary first year students (HS) of the current year will be able to opt for this paper as an elective subject. The subject will carry total 100 marks\u201430 in theory, 70 in practical exams. Assam Agricultural University extension officer Dr. Pradip Neog, writer Ismail Hossain, Bihu experts Pabitra Phukan, Hem Gogoi, Ranjit Gogoi, Dr. Amarendra Gogoi, Prabin Kumar Saikia and Somnath Bora also attended the meeting.