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Happy Poila Baisakh 2024: Devotees throng temples to seek blessings on Bengali New Year

Published on Apr 14, 2024 02:14 PM IST
  • Poila Baisakh marks the beginning of the new year according to the Bengali calendar and is celebrated on the first day of the Baisakh month.
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<p>Bengali New Year, also known as Poila Baisakh or Noboborsho, is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy in West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Bangladesh, and among the Bengali community worldwide.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p>(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 14, 2024 02:14 PM IST

Bengali New Year, also known as Poila Baisakh or Noboborsho, is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy in West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Bangladesh, and among the Bengali community worldwide. 
 

(PTI)

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A priest worships thaders' ledger book on the occasion of Bengali New Year, 'Poila Baishakh', at the historic Kalighat Kali temple, in Kolkata on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 14, 2024 02:14 PM IST

A priest worships thaders' ledger book on the occasion of Bengali New Year, 'Poila Baishakh', at the historic Kalighat Kali temple, in Kolkata on Sunday.(PTI)

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On this day, people visit temples to seek blessings, perform special puja of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi for a prosperous business year, and open a new accounts book called 'Haal Khata'.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 14, 2024 02:14 PM IST

On this day, people visit temples to seek blessings, perform special puja of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi for a prosperous business year, and open a new accounts book called 'Haal Khata'. (PTI)

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People take part in a procession to celebrate Bengali New Year, 'Poila Baishakh', in Kolkata on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People take part in a procession to celebrate Bengali New Year, 'Poila Baishakh', in Kolkata on Sunday.(PTI)

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Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Dakshineswar Kali Temple on Bengali New Year, in Kolkata on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees stand in a queue to offer prayers at Dakshineswar Kali Temple on Bengali New Year, in Kolkata on Sunday.(PTI)

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Poila Baisakh is also celebrated with small fairs showcasing a variety of products, including clothes, home décor, jewellery, and food.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Poila Baisakh is also celebrated with small fairs showcasing a variety of products, including clothes, home décor, jewellery, and food. (PTI)

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Traditional cultural performances and Bengali songs are enjoyed during the festivities.&nbsp;(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Traditional cultural performances and Bengali songs are enjoyed during the festivities. (PTI)

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Rituals being performed on the occasion of Bengali New Year, outside the Laxminarayan temple, in Agartala on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rituals being performed on the occasion of Bengali New Year, outside the Laxminarayan temple, in Agartala on Sunday.(PTI)

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee performs rituals as she offers prayer at the Kalighat Temple on the eve of the Bengali New Year, in Kolkata on Saturday.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee performs rituals as she offers prayer at the Kalighat Temple on the eve of the Bengali New Year, in Kolkata on Saturday.(ANI)

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