- April 23, 2018
The theme of the event was ‘Let’s celebrate the diversity together’
Why would you ever let the last Boishakh you celebrated be the last Boishakh you ever celebrate?
‘I think nowhere in the world is New Year celebrated this way: everyone, irrespective of their socio-economic conditions and religion, takes part in it. Noboborsho in Bangladesh proves how secular we are’
The NBR chairman said ‘Halkhata’ has built a bridge between the NBR and taxpayers
Who has given Hefazat the authority to dictate what is and what is not Muslim culture?
People of Bangladesh celebrate Bangla New Year 1425
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Pohela Boishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, is being celebrated across the country amid much festivities.
True to a centuries-old tradition, Bangladeshis from all walks of life have been thronging different popular and historic spots since dawn to welcome Bangla New Year 1425 with new hopes and aspirations for a better, more peaceful year.
The celebrations of Pohela Boishakh have become an integral part of Bangali lives. Mughal Emperor Akbar introduced the Bangla calendar in 1556 of the Gregorian calendar in a bid to streamline the timing of land tax collection in the then “Subah Bangla” region, much of which falls under Bangladesh.
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‘Adult men and women wearing indecent clothing and paint on their face and dancing together to the rhythm of drums while carrying giant dolls and animal masks – this Hindu ritual is being forced upon Muslims by the state’
Superhero film “Bizli” will also get its nationwide release in over 80 theatres this week, although technically it is not a new film as it had already been released in Janata Cinema Hall in Nilphamari last week
We come in all sorts and colours
Pohela Boishakh unites Bangladesh like no other festival
Today is a day for us to truly remember the inclusive and multi-religious spirit of Bangladesh
Known as one of the core events of Pohela Boishakh, Mongol Shobhajatra procession comes out every year with an explosion of colour in the Dhaka University area. Dhaka Tribune’s Syed Zakir Hossain recalls the processions of previous years through his camera lens
Fish sellers from several markets in Dhaka said that Ilish is very popular this season every year. The price is higher than usual as well
The traffic division also designated eight roads as parking spaces for the day
Age old delicacies from the kitchens of the villages of Bangladesh will be showcased during this seven-day long Bangladeshi Food Festival