The first day of Baishakh is called pohela boishakh or also called Naboborsho. It is celebrate on 14 April is the first day of the Bengali calender. Bengali new year or Noboborsho celebrated in the Bangladesh and in the Indian state of West Bengal by the Bengali people. The traditional greeting for Bengali new year is “Shubho Noboborsho”.
All bengali people are waiting this special day. All the people means Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Children, Older celebrating bengali new year. Bangladeshi people are enjoying national holiday on this day. All over the country people can enjoy fairs and festivals. singer perform traditional songs welcoming the new year. Vendors sell conventional foods, Artisans sell traditional handicraft, shopping mall are sell various products like Sharis, Dress, Panjabi, Kurta and many gift items and offered special discount on their product. Some organization arranged fashion show, musical program in this occasion.
In Dhaka the festivals begin with people gathering under a big tree at Ramna Botomul. Artists present songs to welcome the new year, particularly with Rabindranath Tagore’s Well-known song “Esho, hey Bishakh Esho Esho” this is the best celebrating point at Ramna Boomul Sayo Not and also Shuhrawardy Uddyan and Rabindra Sorobor are flash points of the celebration.
Everyone enjoy this day by wearing new dress specially women wear traditional saris with their hair bedecked in flowers. Likewise, men prefer to wear traditional panjabis and eating pantha elish and also celebrate by singing bangla song in Bangladesh and in the Kolkata young women clad in white saris with red borders and men clad in dhuti and kurta take part in the probhat pheri procession early in the morning to welcome the first day of the year.
Here is the some picture of Pohela Boishakh 1421 in traditional dress
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