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🎋Poila Boishakh - पोइला बोइशाख

Poila Boishakh Date: Tuesday, 15 April 2025
Poila Boishakh

Poila Boishakh or Pahela Baishakh, also known as Bangla Nabo-Barsho or Bengali New Year. It is the first day of the Bengali calendar. It is celebrated as New Year's Day.

According to the Sun, Poila Boishakh is occurs on the day of Mesha Sankranti. Usually, this day is celebrated every year on 14 April or 15 April. The festival is celebrated by the Bengali community all over the world on 15 April.

How is Poila Boishakh celebrated?
On this day people of Bengali community wear new clothes. Also, pray Maa Kali and in Kolkata people visit Dakshineswar and Belur Math for sakal pujo (Morning prayer). From this day onwards traders begin to audit their business. Business people pray Bhawan Ganesh and Devi Lakshmi for a prosperous business. On this day many types of dishes are made in the home of Bengali people. All temples decorated and Gou Mata, also worshiped on this day.

In many villages, lots of games were also held on the day of Poila Boishakh. Also, many people go to their homes with Radha-Krishna's idol to worship them. There is also a tradition of burning straw on the Bengali New Year day. It is believed that in this straw, people sacrifice their past year's sufferings.

Poila Boishakh's Auspicious Time:
1428 begin as Bengali era
Poila Boishakh Start - 14 April 2024

Subho Poila Boishakh!

Related NamePohela Boishakh, Bengali New Year
Begins TithiChaitra / Vaisakha (Mesha Sankranti)
ReasonBengali New Year.
CelebrationsFair, Dance, Music.

पोइला बोइशाख हिन्दी में पढ़ें

पोइला बोइशाख या पहाला बैशाख, जिसे बंगला नबो-बार्शो के नाम से भी जाना जाता है।

Bhoj on the day of Poila Baisakh

On this day people wear traditional clothes at home and traditional dishes are also made. People eat onion, green chilli and fried hilsa fish with rice water as tradition. It is also called (Panta Bhat). Apart from this, Rasogulla, sandesh, meat, fish and many other types of cheshire sweets are also eaten on this day.

Related Information

Futures Dates
15 April 2026
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Chaitra / Vaisakha (Mesha Sankranti)
Ends Tithi
Chaitra / Vaisakha (Mesha Sankranti)
Months
April
Reason
Bengali New Year.
Celebrations
Fair, Dance, Music.
Imp Places
West Bengal, Home, Temple.
Past Dates
14 April 2024, 15 April 2023, 15 April 2022, 15 April 2021
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