Mongol Shobhajatra

Pahela Baishakh celebrated

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, was celebrated amid traditional festivities and enthusiasm despite various restrictions prompted by last year’s women assault on Dhaka University campus.

April 15, 2018
April 15, 2018

'Dhaka-Delhi fraternal ties enriched by shared art, culture'

A symbolic Mongol Shubhajatra and a mesmerising display of dance and music marked the celebration of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year's Day, by Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Pahela Baishakh celebrated

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, was celebrated amid traditional festivities and enthusiasm despite various restrictions prompted by last year’s women assault on Dhaka University campus.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

[WATCH] Story of the first Mongol Shobhajatra

You are wrong if you think that Mongol Shobhajatra began long ago. A group of students of Fine Arts Institute of Dhaka University (DU) brought out the first colourful procession marking Pahela Baishakh in 1989.

April 14, 2015
April 14, 2015

Nation welcomes Bangla New Year

Nation welcomes the Bangla New Year 1422 today with its traditional fanfare and festivity.Shedding preceding year’s glooms to oblivion, people from all walks of life celebrates the Pahela Baishakh.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

All set for Pahela Baishakh celebration (Video)

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the first month of Bangla calendar now is at doorstep. People from all walks of life are ready to celebrate the first day of the new year with much festivity.