The demand for a separate state comprising Dima Hasao district and the Cachar Hills was on full throttle. Not surprisingly, the judima festival has the blessings of the conservative saffron forces. The thumb rule for consuming judima is that it must be had alongside pork or beef or buffalo meat. The Dimasas who constitute 40 per cent of the total population of Dima Hasao, are an important votebank. He says, "The judima makes me roam the hills by day and break into a song at night."
Source: The Telegraph January 13, 2018 18:56 UTC