Bangali | The Daily Star
  • Chaitra Sankranti celebration- then and now

    The busy urban living does not allow us to perform many of our rituals, festivities and practices the way our families observed them over the years. One such ritual is Chaitra Sankranti celebration.

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    To eat or not to eat Hilsa this Pahela Baishakh

    Pahela Baisakh in Dhaka at the Suhrawardi Udyan fare with Hilsa and panta bhat. A writer-poet, now living in Canada, made the claim sometime back that it was he and his group of friends who started the fad.