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Pahela Baishakh

The advent of Bengali New Year is observed with cheerful mood throughout the country. The Day (mid-April) is a public holiday. Most colorful gatherings are organized along with cultural programs and traditional foods. Different tournaments, boat races, debates, etc. Are held amidst great jubilation. Fairs are integral parts of the celebration. Traditional articles like bamboo flutes, clay dolls, clay pots, and home decor accessories are traded together with suitable present-day commodities.

The celebration of Pahela Baishakh traces its roots during the Mughal rule in the region with the proclamation of tax collection reforms by Emperor Akbar. The festival date is set according to the lunisolar Bengali calendar as the first day of its first-month Boishakh. It therefore almost always falls on or about 14 April every year on the Gregorian calendar.  The same day is observed elsewhere as the traditional solar new year and a harvest festival and is known by other names such as Vaisakhi in central and north India, Ugadi in South India Vishu in Kerala, and Puthandu in Tamil Nadu. The festival is celebrated with processions, fairs, and family time. The traditional greeting for Bengali New Year is শুভ নববর্ষ "Shubho Noboborsho" which is literally "Happy New Year". The festive Mangal Shobhajatra is organized in Bangladesh. In 2016, the UNESCO declared this festivity organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts, the University of Dhaka as a cultural heritage of humanity.

How To go

Pahela Baishakh is celebrated all over Bangladesh. but in Dhaka, it's celebrated in Dhaka university area, TSC . TSC can be reached by road from all over Dhaka city.