Mangal Shobhajatra | The Daily Star
  • JU Baishakh celebrations gloomy over student’s death

    Jahangirnagar University (JU) authorities have cut short its central ‘Mangal Shobhajatra (procession of good wishes)’ on the campus marking the Bangla New Year 1426, mourning the death of an English department student last night.

  • Pahela Baishakh celebration

    Pahela Baishakh celebrated

    Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, was celebrated across the country amid traditional festivities and enthusiasm despite various restrictions.

  • Mangal Shobhajatra preparations underway

    Pohela Boishakh, the largest festival in Bangladesh, is just around the corner. Mangal Shobhajatra, an integral part of the celebration, is also widely anticipated by all.

  • Sheikh Hasina

    No connection between Baishakh celebrations & religion: PM

    Describing Pahela Baishakh celebrations as part of the country's tradition, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon people to stay alert about misinformation regarding the festival.

  • Festivity all around

    The Bangla year 1423 arrives, ushering in renewed vigour and a sense of joy among the Bangalees.

  • Bangalees celebrate Pahela Baishakh 1422

    Thousands of people gathered at Ramna Park and on Dhaka University campus to welcome the Bengali New Year 1422. Authorities concerned chalked out several traditional programmes to celebrate the occasion.