Bengali New Year 2019: All You Need to Know About the Festival & How it is Celebrated

"The Bengali calendar is tied to the Indian solar calendar, based on the Surya Siddhanta. All Bengali Hindus follow the traditional date of 15 April as Poila Baisakh. The length of a year is counted as 365 days, as in the Gregorian calendar. However, the actual ...

Monday, April 15, 2019

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Poila Baisakh, or the Bengali New Year is celebrated with utmost pomp and grandeur in West Bengal and Bangladesh. Falling on April 15 this year, the festival is linked to the harvest of Baisakhi. 'Poila Baisakh' literally translates into the first month of the ...
Monday, April 15, 2019