Friday, August 23, 2013

Pahela Baishakh



Pahela Baishakh
The Pahela Baishakh is the first day of Bangla New Year. It comes with a great festivity. The day is celebrated with festivity across the country. It is celebrated in villages and towns. People in village celebrate this day according to their age-old customs.Special meals are arranged at home. Baishaki melas are held in different places. In towns, various socio-cultural organizations arrange interesting programmes on this day. Many people eat panta-hilisa in the morning. Children put on colorful dresses. They go to the Baishakhi Mela and buy sweets, toys, dolls and handmade things. They enjoy the day with great pleasure. Shopkeepers in both villages and towns open Halkhata.They distribute sweets among their customers and clients. On this day, People usually go to the Ramna Batamul in the morning. Men wear pajama and panjabi.We eat panta-hilisa and join different functions. The significance of the day is great. We can remember our Bengali culture and tradition through celebrating the day.

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