Pahela Baishakh Celebration

Two children wearing their tiny but colourful saris head towards the Institute of Fine Arts of Dhaka University with their guardian on Pahela Baishakh. Their faces make it very clear how excited they are for being able to take part in the Bangla New Year festivities. Photo: Rashed Shumon
People from two sides of Bangladesh-India border exchange greetings with their near and dear ones, standing beside the barbed wire fence at Omarkhana in Panchagarh Sadar upazila. Photo: Star
Students of Bharateshwari Homes in Mirzapur upazila under Tangail district perform a traditional dance on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year, on Tuesday. Photo: Star
Gono Unnayon Kendra brings out a colourful procession in Gaibandha town, celebrating the Bangla New Year on Tuesday. Photo: Star