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Bangladesh celebrates Pohela Boishakh

Bangladesh celebrates Pohela Boishakh

Bangladesh on Friday welcomed the Bengali New Year, Pohela Boishakh, with much enthusiasm and colourful celebrations, a media report said. Octogenarian artiste-cultural activist Sanjida Khatun's organisation Chhayanaut held programmes at the Ramna Batamul here at Friday morning to welcome Boishakh where its in-house artistes have been performing since 6 a.m, Dhaka Tribune reported. Besides, the cultural organisation is also celebrating its 50th anniversary. The first day of the Hindu lunar calendar Boisakh marks the beginning of the Bengali New Year, and is celebrated with much enthusiasm. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the people on the occasion. She asked them not to get confused and to celebrate the occasion peacefully. The festival has nothing to do with any religion, she added, Media reported.

 
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