Baner, 15th April 2023: The Bengali New Year / Nobo Barsho or Poila Baishakh(1430) was celebrated on 15th April 2023. According to the Bengali calendar the first month of the year, Baishakh starts in mid-April. The Bengalis celebrate the New Year by wearing new clothes, visiting the temples, and exchanging greetings and sweets. The Bengali calendar is tied to the Indian solar calendar, based on the Surya Siddhanta.
A grand celebration of Poila Baishakh was organized today by Aagomoni Prabasi Sangha in Baner, Pune. It was celebrated in a grandeur manner. All Bengali Hindus follow the traditional date of 15 April as Poila Boishakh.
Speaking about the association General Secretary Rajesh Burman said, “The season of the Poila Baishakh has become a nationwide festival for its great value and importance. People -celebrate the day with excellent joy and interest. Poila Baishakh combines all ethnic Bengalis irrespective of spiritual and geographical diversity. We organized a traditional bengali lavish dinner comprises of Luchi, mutton, cholar dal, aam chatni, sweets, dhokar dalna, and many more dishes followed by a cultural program for all members.
He added, “We look forward to many more such ceremonies day by day we are growing we want a more significant number of people to join the community. Aagomoni Prabashi Sangha is a socio-cultural organization working relentlessly as conscious keepers of cultural, sport, literary, and social promotion in society and engaging in various charitable activities with a keen eye to search, seek and stimulate deserving talent among all communities irrespective of caste, creeds, and communities. Currently, Aagomoni Prabashi Sangh hosts Durga Puja, Kali Puja, and Saraswati Puja with great elan and they ensure that no one is missing the Puja vibes.