Magh Bihu was celebrated with traditional gaiety by the Indian community in Libya associated with Assam on 14.1.2010. The festivities began with traditional uruka bhoj and mejhi was lit the following morning. Guests which included nationals of Libya, Morocco, Ghana and Bangladesh were served with chira, pitha, ladoo and traditional snacks. The program ended with everybody dancing to Bihu tunes. The function was organised by executives of Oil India Limited's Libya Project. Mr. Anjan Kotoky and Mr. Krishna Kinkar Deka explained the significance of the festival to the gathering.