Significance of Pohela Boishakh

Pohela Boishakh, also known as Bengali New Year or Nobo Borso, marks the first day of the initial month of Boishakh of the Bengali solar calendar. Interestingly, Pohela Boishakh coincides with other regional festivals like Baisakhi in Punjab, Vishu in Kerala, Puthandu in Tamil Nadu and Bihu in Assam. At the Poila Baisakh festival, people dress up in new clothes and share sweets with friends and family. Young people prostrate themselves at the foot of elders, seeking their blessings. To win love, loved ones give presents and greeting cards. Traditional handicrafts are the best because they are both eco-friendly and attractive ways to decorate your house. People visits to their families, mates, and loved ones to wish them “Shubho Nobo Borsho” (Happy New Year)




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