Lets welcome the Baisakhi with the meaning of a vibrant renewal, forever and eternally a new beginning.
Notun asha,natun pran,
notun sure natun gaan,
natun usha,natun alo,natun bachar katuk valo...
Poila Boishakh is the first day of the Bangla Calendar. It is celebrated in a festive manner in both Bangladesh and West Bengal, as well as by Bengali people in Tripura. Hence, connects all ethnic Bengalis irrespective of religious and regional differences. In Bangladesh, Poila Boishakh is a national holiday and in West Bengal it is a public holiday.
This day being auspicious, new businesses and new ventures are started. The Mahurat is performed, marking the beginning of new ventures. Poila Baishakh bears immense significance in the life of all Bengalis. It marks as a new beginning, a new hope, a year full of joy, well-being and prosperity.
Music forms an integral part of the art and culture of Bengal. No festivity is celebrated without the cultural programme this day! As this is a land of Gurudev we welcome every festival with his song.
And this is a perfect time to get indulge in bengali cuisine. Poila Baishakh marked with a lot of fun and frolic, buying of new clothes and of course – the hallmark of being a true blue ‘Bong’ – lots and lots of food.