Bengali New Year, also known as “Poila Boishakh,” is the first day of the Bengali calendar, which falls on the 14th or 15th of April every year. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and is a significant occasion for Bengalis around the world, especially in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura and the country of Bangladesh.
The celebrations start with cleaning and decorating homes with colorful decorations, and people wear new clothes. On this day, people visit temples to seek blessings from the deities and offer prayers for a prosperous new year. Special traditional sweets like “Rosogolla” and “Mishti Doi” are prepared and shared with friends and family.
The day is marked by various cultural events and performances like music, dance, and drama shows. In Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal, people take part in a grand procession known as the “Prabhat Pheri” early in the morning. The procession includes people dressed in traditional clothes, singing and dancing to the beats of traditional drums.
The significance of Bengali New Year lies in its association with agriculture and the harvest season. The Bengali calendar was introduced by Mughal emperor Akbar in the 16th century to facilitate tax collection from farmers. Therefore, it marks the beginning of a new agricultural cycle.
The celebration of Bengali New Year represents the cultural diversity and communal harmony of the Bengali community. The occasion is not limited to any specific religion or community and is celebrated by people from all walks of life. It is a time for people to come together, forget past differences, and start afresh with new hopes and aspirations.
Overall, Bengali New Year is a significant occasion that represents the rich culture and traditions of the Bengali community. The celebrations are marked by colorful decorations, traditional sweets, cultural events, and communal harmony, making it a unique and joyous festival.
Bengali New Year 2023 Greetings, Sayings, Shayari,, Messages, Posters, Images, Quotes, Wishes
May the colors and festivities of Pohela Boishakh brighten up your life and bring new beginnings. Shubho Noboborsho!
ay all sorrows are washed away by God and you get showered with the best blessings. Happy Bengali new year 2023!
On this auspicious day of Boishakh, I pray god to always shower his blessings upon you and your family. Shubho Naba Borsho.
Wishing you tones of happiness, love and prosperous Bengali new year to you and your family. Subho Poila Boisakh!
“May God give you enough strength to fight all your battles and to fight all the negativities around you. Happy Bengali New Year to you.”