Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the Bengali new year. Every year it is celebrated all over the country, irrespective of caste, creed, and religious beliefs. It falls on the 14-April of this year. This is the oldest and most celebrated festival for Bengali-speaking people. Moreover, It is the first day of Bangali month Boishakh. It is a public holiday. Here, you can get the Pohela Boishakh history, and download the Shuvo Nabo Borsha messages, wishes, images, and some interesting SMS.
Pohela Boishakh History
The history of celebrating Pahela Baishakh is very old. Dividing a year into 12 months is an old practice according to the Hindu calendar. But during Mughal rule in India, Emperor Akbar declared that they will count Bangla year combining the Arabic calendar from March 10 or March 11 in 1584. Though originally called a Fosholi Shon (crop year), it later gained currency as the Bangla year.
In that Akbar’s time, The economy of undivided Bengal depends on agriculture. So Farmers used to buy their necessary things from the shopkeepers on credit. The shopkeepers used to note down the due on ledger books. Since all the dues were cleared up toward the end of the year, shopkeepers tracked the sales on credit in a ledger book known as the “halkhata.” When the farmer cleared all the due after taking their harvest from the field, the shopkeepers used to deliver sweets to them on these days.
How to Celebrate Pohela Boishakh in Bangladesh?
Every year the day is celebrated traditionally. People woke up early in the morning, have a bath, and wear traditional clothes. Women wear white sarees with red borders and adorn themselves with colorful churis and flowers, while men dress themselves in pajamas and Punjabis. It is a day when people love eating traditional food called Panta Ilish.
One of the most colorful events of the day is held in Dhaka. Early in the morning, people in hundreds and thousands pour in from all directions to attend the cultural function at Ramna Batamul organized by Chhayanaut. The cultural programme begins just at sunrise and the renowned artists take part in the programme that starts with the famous Tagor-song Esho-he-Boishakh, Esho Esho….. Artists also sing traditional folk songs and perform classical dances to the rhythm of musical instruments.
Shuvo Naba Barsha Celebrate Outside Bangladesh
Not only in Bangladesh, but Pohela Boishakh is also celebrated all over the world by the Bangali speaking people and other language people. They celebrate this day in the same style as Bangladesh. People go to different fairs and eat special foods on this day. They also organized the different cultural programs on this day.
Shuvo Naba Barsha SMS
Some lovely Naba Barsho SMS is here for you. You can download and give your desired person.
Jhore jhak sokol oputnota, Muche jak glan,
Purno hok valobasha, Etai hok notun bochorer joyogan.
Sharater Hawa Dole Kashful, Nodir Du Kul Tai Anonde Bekul.
Ek Chilte Megher Ek Tukro Alo, Kichui Chaina Shudhu Theko Onek Valo.
Bachar Sheshe Jhora Pata Ure Bollo Eshe, Ekti Bochor Periye Gelo Hawar Sathe Veshe.
Notun Bochor Asche Take Jotno Kore Rekho, Shapno Gulo Sofol kore, Vishon Valo theko.
Shuvo Naba Barsha Pictures
Here we will give you the latest images of Pohela Boishakh this year. You can download your favorite pictures of Shuvo Naba Borsha among the picture from us. Click here to download.
Pohela Boishakh Wishes-1427
Wishing you a powerful Pohela Boishakh,
May all your dreams come true,
Your aspirations soar higher and
you are loved where you go,
নিশি অবসান প্রায় ওই পুরাতন বর্ষ হয় গত
আমি আজি ধুলি তলে জীর্ণ করিলাম নত
বন্ধু হউ শত্রু হউ যেখানে যে রত
ক্ষমা কর আজকের মত।
পুরাতন বছরের সাথে পুরাতন অপরাধ যত
হরদম হই হই অই এলো ওই কলার পাতায় ইলিশ পান্তা
ঈশান কোনে মেঘের বার্তা ।
পাখির ডানায় লিখে দিলাম নববর্ষের নাম
বন্ধু তোমরা উড়ে দেখো পাবে সিখের গ্রান
পুরনো সব কষ্ট করে ফেল নষ্ট
নতুন বছরে নতুন যাত্রা হয় যেন সুখ আর বিনোদন ময় ।
এই কামনায় তোমাদের জানাই ।