Pohela Boishakh is the festival of celebrating Bengali New Year. Pohela means first and Boishakh is the first month of Bengali year. Mainly Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the first month of Bengali year. Every year the first day of Bengali year is celebrated as Pohela Boishakh. Bangladesh and the West Bengal of India celebrate this day with great
It is a day of inspiration for the Bengali nation. Bangladesh is one of the non-communal countries in the world. People of all religions live together here. Among all the festivals Pohela Boishakh is the biggest non-communal and universal festival. On this day people from all walks of life meet together on this festival just for the traditional aspects. There belongs no discrimination between religion and caste, rich and poor. Being festive, the Bengalis, on the day and get enlightened by her heritage, cultural identity and glorious nationalism. These feelings of nationalism every time tightened them together and creative inspiration to fight for any struggle for the country’s well being. So, on the Pohela Boishakh, Bengalis woke up together with great enthusiasm and make singing in one voice.
When Is Pohela Boishakh 1429
Every year Pohela Boishakh celebrates on 14th April. Though the Bengali New Year based on a solar calendar so every year’s 14th April is celebrated as Pohela Boishakh according to the Gregorian calendar. The date is fixed, but the name of the day is changeable. It is observed as a public holiday in Bangladesh and in Tripura. In West Bengal, it is an optional holiday. Here I have made a list of Pohela Boishakh/ Bengali New Year dates and weekdays of the next some years.
|Year||Bangla Year||Name of the day||Date|
|2019||Bangla New year 1426||Sunday||14th April|
|2020||Bangla New year 1427||Tuesday||14th April|
|2021||Bangla New year 1428||Wednesday||14th April|
|2022||Bangla New year 1429||Thursday||14th April|
|2023||Bangla New year 1430||Friday||14th April|
|2024||Bangla New year 1431||Sunday||14th April|
Bangla Pohela Boishakh History
Now it is a trend to celebrate Bangla Pohela Boishakh, but how many people we know about the Bangla Pohela Boishakh history. Before celebrating Pohela boishakh we all should know the history of pohela boishakh as well as bangle noboborsho. This is Bengali New Year 1429.
There has much anonymousness about the history of Bengali New Year / Pohela Boishakh/ bangle Noboborsho. The most popular history is that Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Akbar first introduced Bangla year in 1584. During that time the people of Bengal was used to with the ‘Shak’ calendar. According to this calendar, the first month was ‘Chaitra’. The Bengali calendar was first known as ‘Tarikh-i-Elahi’ or ‘Crop Circle’ or ‘Fosoli Shon’.
It was first named by ‘Bangabde’ on the 10th or 11th march of 1584. Though this New Year was promoted in the 29th year of Akbar’s reign, it counted from 5th November 1556 AD. Emperor Akbar ascended on the throne of Delhi on 963 AH, 10 Rabiul Awal, on Friday, 1479 Shakaabda, 1614 Vikramashthan, and according to English calendar on 14 February 1556. In the same year, he defeated Emperor Hemchandra Vikramaditya in the 2nd Panipat War only at 13 years of age.
To glorify this victory of Emperor Akbar’s in 2nd Panipath War and to more revenue in a
At that time there was also no leap year in Bengali year. To solve this problem Dr. Mohammed Sahidullah made a Bangabda reform committee and suggested to count the month of Chaitra by 31 days after every four years. After their meeting, the committee decided that Chaitra will be count by 31 days after every 4 years which was granted as a leap year.
According to the 2nd most popular opinion, during the Mughal period, socio-economical activities like the tax giving ceremony on agricultural products and on agricultural land were being arranged in accordance with the Hijri year.
These are the story behind the founding of Bengali New Year.
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Pohela Boishakh Celebration
Hey, friends are you ready for the Pohela Boishakh celebration? Before you make your preparation for celebrating Pohela Boishakh lets know what’s going on, around this day. Do you know when the Pohela Boishakh or Bangla Noboborsho celebration starts? Like English New Year it’s not started from 12.00 am. Bengali New Year starts with the sunrise. This system promoted by Bangla Academy from 1402 Bangabda.
The main celebration of Pohela Boishakh gets started from Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.
The celebration of Pohela Boishakh starts with the traditional cultural organization Chayanat. They welcome the Bengali New Year playing Rag music on flute. They start their twilight program at sharp 6.15 am on the very early morning of the day. About 150 artists are taking part in this event. The theme of the previous year’s Chayyanat organization is ‘Finding the Roots in the Reality of Globalization’. This program ends at 8.30 AM. It continues for two and a half hours. They start the program with the most popular Pohela Boishakh song, which is,
After finishing the program of Chayanat, the faculty of the fine arts of Dhaka University organized ‘Mongol Sovajatra’. They come out with their procession at 8.30 AM. The theme of their procession is ‘Man will be a golden man in vain’ for the previous year. There will be more than 600 artworks in the rally. The procession goes out from Fine Arts and after come in Hotel Intercontinental (former Ruposhi Bangla) will end again in the Fine Arts of Dhaka University.
Besides all these programs Shilpokola Academy organized a cultural program at the five-stage on the occasion of Bangla New Year celebration. On Mirpur at 7 AM, Rabindra Sarani Battalaya of Uttara at 9 am, a cultural program held at Bahadur Shah Park in Old Dhaka at 3 pm, Folk Cultural Exhibition held at the open premises of Shilpakala Academy at 4:30 pm and the discussion and cultural program held at the main auditorium of the Dhaka Shilpokola A
Bangla Academy also organizes lectures and cultural programs. The lectures program starts from 7 AM and it ends with 7.30 PM with cultural program. After the program, they arrange a fair
Not only the capital city Dhaka celebrates Pohela Boishakh also the hilly region Chittagong also celebrates this festival at own way. The celebration starts with a cultural program at DC Hill premises. The fine arts department of the art faculty of Chittagong University brings out a colorful procession. Shammilito Pahela Boishakh Udjapon Parishad arranges two days cultural program at CRB hill premises. Chattogram Shilpokola Academy also arranges for so many musical, dance programs, exhibitions, and puppet shows on the day.
Bengali New Year 2023 Celebration
Bengali New Year 2023 this year celebrates on Tuesday, 14th April. The celebration starts with Pohela B
Besides Bangladesh Bengali New Year also gets celebrate in Assam, Tripura, and mostly in west Bengal. As in those states of India has so many Bengali communities that’s why they also celebrate the day with great enthusiasm. It is also a public holiday in those states.
Mughal Emperor Akbar was the person who first introduced the Bengali New Year. He started this for collecting land and agricultural taxes. He just wanted to fix a day to collect all the taxes and celebrated it with all the people of his reigns.
Usually the celebration of his day starts with colorful designs, banner, festoons, and flowers. People wish to one other on this day. In every cultural organization arrange for some attractive programs o the day. Most of the places held the Boishakhi fair. There have a dress code for Pohela Boishakh. The tradition is wearing anything of the red and white combination as Pohela Boishakh dress. Young boys and girls come out by dressed up colorfully. Normally all the ladies wear Boishakhi sharee which is the combination of red and white. The gents people wear Punjabi pajama on the day.
Not only the young boys and girls children also make fun of the day. As it is a public holiday, they have no pressure to go to school or any tuition. On this day every child goes out with their parents wearing colorful dresses. Delicious food makes all the families.
But due to the COVID-19 situation this year the celebration may will not be hold in publicly. As we all know the Corona Virus again increases in terrific way so it’s wise to avoid public gathering at this moment.
Last, of all it is a day of Bengali’s emotions, traditions, fraternities, and keenness.
Pohela Boishakh SMS
Without sending Pohela Boishakh SMS to friends the celebration is incomplete. So to send wishes you must be looking for the SMS. For you guys here we have made the best collection of Pohela Boishakh SMS. The best messages are arranged here for you guys. Normally it’s very simple on this day everyone shares their best wishes with their family and friends. There have a few festivals which Bengalis celebrate together. Pohela Boishakh is one of them. On this day there belongs no difference between cast and religion. People of all cast and religion get together in one place. On this day no one misses sending wishes to their renowned peoples. So you must be needed many kinds of SMS so that you can wish to all your friends, relatives, family members. In this regard, I hope you may like the messages from here.
- Boishakh is coming and
mastiis going on…………..don’t u celebrate? Shuvo noboborsho
- Mid of
aprilis here and we have a celebration. Guess what is it?…………… itsour pohela boishakh… Letscelebrate with boishakh… Happy Poila boishakh
- Come to my home with “
elisand panta”. Do u forget what it is? Its pohela boishakh…SHUVO NOBOBORSHO
- May you come up as bright as
sun, as cool as water and as sweet as honey. Hope this Baisakhi fulfill all your desires and wishes. Happy Poila Baisakh!
- Celebrate the joyful spirit of
baisakhiwith fun ,it is the season to enjoy with your loved onesfriends and family. Happy Baisakhi !!!
- My wishes for you, Great start for Baishakh,Love for Josto,Peace for Asar,No worries for Shrabon Fun for Vadro,Joy for Ashsin to Falgun,Happiness for Chottro,Have a lucky and wonderful new year.
- ব্যাটারি লো, নেটওয়ার্ক বিজি, কল ওয়েটিঃ, মিস’ড কল, নো আন্সার, মেমরি ফুল, ব্যালেন্স জিরো, এই সব কিছুর আগে তোমাকে জানাই হ্যাপি নিউ ইয়ার ১৪২৯
- দিন যদি চলে যায় দিগন্তের শেষে রাত যদি চলে যায় তারার দেশে ভেব না বন্ধু আমি থাকব তোমাদের পাশে। !!! ”হ্যাপি নিউ ইয়ার ১৪২৯ ”
- ১৪২২: হা হা হা। ১৪২৩: কিরে চলে যাচ্ছিস হাসছিস যে, তোর তো কাদার কথা! ১৪২৪: আমিতো হরতাল ও অবরোধ থেকে বেচে গেছি তাই! ১৪২৬: তার মানে আমার বিপদ! হ্যাপি নিউ ইয়ার ১৪২৯
- তোরাই আমার বন্ধু যে,তোরাই আমার ডিয়ার,তাইতো আমি ভালোবেসে বলছি শুভ নববর্ষ !. bye বলে শেষ করছি পুরোনো বছরের আশা,নতুন বছরের,নতুন সাজে জানাচ্ছি ভালোবাসা !! ”শুভ নববর্ষ ১৪২৯ ”
- মিষ্টি আলোর ঝিকিমিকি সবুজ ঘাসে ঘাসে, স্নিগ্ধ হাওয়ায় দুলিয়ে মাথা ফুলের কলি হাসে, পাখির গানে পরিবেশে মায়াবী এক ধোয়া, দিলাম তোমার শুভ নববর্ষের ছোয়া | ~শুভ নববর্ষ
- বছর শেষে ঝরা পাতা বলল উড়ে এসে, একটি বছর পেরিয়ে গেল হাওয়ার সাথে ভেসে। নতুন বছর এসেছে, তাকে যত্ন করে রেখো, সপ্ন গুলো সত্যি করে খুব ভাল থেকো। , *শুভ নববর্ষ *
- পানতা ইলিশ আর ভরতা বাজি বাঙ্গালীর প্রাণ…>> নতুন বছর সবাই গাইবো বৈশাখের গান.. .>> এসো হে বৈশাখ এসো এসো… ^~^~শুভ নববর্ষ~^~^
- বার মাসে তের পার্বণ এবার এলো বলে,বাঙ্গালির একটি বছর বয়ে গেলো চলে!!! নতুন বছর আসুক শুধু আনন্দের স্মপর্শ,, আমার তরফ থেকে আমার সকল বন্ধুদের জানাই শুভ নববর্ষ
- পুরোনো যত হতাশা, দুঃখ, অবসাদ, নতুন বছর সেগুলোকে করুক ধূলিস্যাৎ। সুখ, আনন্দে মুছে যাক সকল যাতনা। শুভ পহেলা বৈশাখ-১৪২৯..
- ফুল ফুটেছে বনে বনে… ভাবছি তোমায় মনে মনে… বলছি তোমায় কানে কানে… ‘শুভ নববর্ষ’
- নতুন আশা নতুন প্রান♥ নতুন হাসি নতুন গান_♥ নতুন সকাল নতুন আলো♥ নতুন দিন হোক ভালো♥ দুঃখকে ভুলে যাই__♥ নতুনকে স্বাগত জানাই♥ _শুভ নববর্ষ__
- বাউল গানের স্যন্ধা তালে নতুন বছর এসেছে ঘুরে,উদাসী হাওয়ার সুরে সুরে রংগা মাটির পথটি জুড়ে। $শুভ নববর্ষ$
- পানতা ইলিশ আর ভরতা বাজি বাঙ্গালীর প্রাণ নতুন বছর সবাই গাইবো বৈশাখের গান এসো হে বৈশাখ এসো এসো ^~^~শুভ নভবর্ষ~^~^
- নতুন সূর্য, নতুন প্রান। নতুন সুর, নতুন গান। নতুন উষা, নতুন আলো। নতুন বছর কাটুক ভাল। কাটুক বিষাদ, আসুক হর্ষ। শুভ হোক নববর্ষ। সবাইকে নববর্ষের শুভেচছা।
Pohela Boishakh Picture
On this day everyone posts Pohela Boishakh picture on their social media accounts. It is now a system to wish everyone. But the most common mistake which everyone do that is all post at 12 AM of the day. But Bengali New Year starts with the sun rise. People wish others at the same way of English New Year. Here I’m listed so many colorful Pohela Boishakh pictures. We have enough collection of pictures so that you can send wishes with picture. Most of the people like to send picture as for wish. I hope this collection is enough for you guys, but rather it if you need more than stay with us, you will get more.
Pohela Boishakh Food
Panta Bhat (rice soaked in water) and fried Hilsha fish is the main item of Pohela Boishakh food. Though it’s not so important to eat Hilsha fish it’s like a tradition as Hilsha is the national fish of Bangladesh. Besides these, there is also making an arrangement for various kinds of Shutki Bhorta (one kind of food item by dried fish). In the beginning time of Bengali New Year, the Bengalis had sufficient wealth. From that time their national food is rice. At that time there also belong to many rivers and all the rivers were keeping filled with varieties of fishes. A proverb was common at that time “Mache Bhate Bengali”. From this concept, the Pohela Boishakh food tradition of Panta Bhat and Hilsha fries comes.
Boishakhi Mela is another attraction of the Pohela Boishakh celebration. Normally it was celebrated in the villages in the first period of the Bengali New Year celebration. But now the fair again starts to grab its attraction. It conserves the tradition of rural Bengal. Through it, today’s generation gets become introduced to the tradition of rural Bengal.
The main attraction of this fairs is Nagordola, various types of food like Muri(puffed rice), Mukri (popped sweet rice), kadma (a candy made of sugar), khaja( also one kind of candy made of flour and sugar). All of this is to attract children. Besides this clay toys also get available there. The most renowned Boishakhi Mela held at Chittagong. This is known as ‘Jabborer Boili Khela’. Boli means wrestling.
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