Apr

01

It?s that time of the year again, when amidst scorching days, stuffy nights and occasional bouts of soothing ?kalboishakhi? downpours, Bengalees gear up to welcome their new year in all its glory. With the advent of the month of Baisakh, by mid-April, the Bengali New Year officially starts. The name itself literally signifies the first […]

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Mar

21

Poila Baisakh, being the Bengali New Year, holds a lot of significance for the Bengalis around the world. Considered to be an auspicious date, Poila Baisakh is the day when Lakshmi and Ganesh Puja are solemnized in most of the shops and business centers of Bengal and beyond. Shop owners and businessmen believe opening the […]

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