Pohela Baishakh

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Assignment No.:1
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Lecturer Nasrin Farzana

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Batch: BBA 051 B
051 15879 Md. Majharul Haque

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

STAMFORD UNIVERSITY BANGLADESH
Dhanmondi, Dhaka.
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PAHELA BAISHAKH
Bangla New Year or Pohela Boishakh marks the first day of the Bangla
Calendar. Pohela Boishakh is celebrated with great fervour in the South Asian region of Bengal (Bangladesh and Indian/West Bengal) and among Bengali communities living in the Indian states of Tripura and Assam (Specially in
Barak Valley). Pohela Boishakh coincides with the New Years in many other Southern Asian calendars.
Bangla New Year or Pohela Boishakh connects all Ethnic Bengalis irrespective of religious and regional differences. Ethnic Bengalis across the world and from all walks of life unite to celebrate the Public or Universal Festival of Bengalis
i.e. Pohela Boishakh; it’s the occasion to welcome the New-Year with a new hope of peace, prosperity and goodwill. Pohela Boishakh generally falls on 14th or 15th of April of the Georgian calendar. In Bangladesh, it is a national holiday celebrated around 14th April according to the official amended calendar designed by the Bangla Academy. In India, in Indian/West Bengal & Assam it is a public (state) holiday and is publicly celebrated on 15th of April.

Celebration of Pohela Boishakh
Pohela Boishakh is a Public festival of the Bengalis; it is celebrated among all
Bengalis irrespective of religious and regional differences. As discussed earlier; the celebrations started from Akbar’s reign. But the Public celebration of Pohela
Boishakh and the large-scale organizations of cultural events have started more recently. Rabindranath Tagore had said that a person feels stronger, complete & united when he’s among other fellow mates on the occasion of a festival as compared to daily life. Truly,…...

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