Bangla calendar

Baishakh comes with good cheer

We must carry new year’s optimism forward and be united for the greater good

Is there a Bangalee way to celebrate Pahela Baishakh?

The “Bangalee way” in the sense of a single, linear way is a myth at best, and nationalist propaganda at worst.

Shubho Nababarsho

To us, Pahela Baishakh has come to mean more than just the beginning of another new year.

The secular spirit of Pahela Baishakh

Let us think about the origin of the Bangla Naboborsho, how it evolved through the years and what the current status of this Naboborsho is.

Preparations underway for Pahela Boishakh

Every Boishakh -- the first month of the Bangla calendar, people wish to shake off the previous year's gloom and prepare to usher in the New Year with renewed vigour.

April 14, 2023
April 14, 2023

Baishakh comes with good cheer

We must carry new year’s optimism forward and be united for the greater good

April 14, 2023
April 14, 2023

Is there a Bangalee way to celebrate Pahela Baishakh?

The “Bangalee way” in the sense of a single, linear way is a myth at best, and nationalist propaganda at worst.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

The secular spirit of Pahela Baishakh

Let us think about the origin of the Bangla Naboborsho, how it evolved through the years and what the current status of this Naboborsho is.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

Shubho Nababarsho

To us, Pahela Baishakh has come to mean more than just the beginning of another new year.

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

Preparations underway for Pahela Boishakh

Every Boishakh -- the first month of the Bangla calendar, people wish to shake off the previous year's gloom and prepare to usher in the New Year with renewed vigour.

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