Subhashree Ganguly, Anirban Chakrabarti, Madhumita Sarcar, Angana Roy, Mosharraf Karim and Anirban Bhattacharya discuss their experiences of Pohela Baishakh on this program.
These books, among many others, can help readers feel the spirit of the Bangali new year in all its vibrant colours
An ideal panjabi needs to tick three boxes: it should fit well, the material should be comfortable enough, and it should come in colours and designs you like.
There is always a first time for everything and 2020 seems to hold plenty of it, the latest one being spending Pohela Boishakh in complete lockdown. That was the best possible move but nonetheless an unexpected blow to our Bengali pride. In these challenging times, how was Bengali New Year 1427 celebrated?
Two months earlier, workers on the third floor of New Market in Dhaka were busy dyeing/preparing sarees, mostly white and red, to be delivered to boutique shops ahead of the New Year.