Pohela Boishakh or the Bengali New Year is celebrated on the first full moon of the Indian month of Boishakh, which is usually in April. The first full moon in the Indian calendar month of April is known as Pohela Boishakh or the New Year in Bengal and Eastern India. Boishakh or Bhoishakh, as it is commonly known in India and Bangladesh, is also referred to as New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day.
It is a time when people of the region come together and celebrate with their loved ones. The Bengali New Year is also known as the Hooghly Festival, the vernal season festival and the vernal equinox festival.
People from the region celebrate the Bengali New Year with much enthusiasm by wearing new clothes and sweets to their neighbours, friends and relatives. This year-long festival is a time when people from the region come together and unite in the spirit of friendship, love and goodwill.
It is also a time when people from the region remember the past year and look forward to a better year ahead. It is also a time when people from the region give thanks for the blessings they have received and express their gratitude to the higher powers.
For the Bengali people, the New Year is synonymous with the arrival of spring. It is their answer to the old year and a time to renew their faith in the future. The celebration of the New