Thursday, April 14, 2016

Today Bengalis are celebrating Bengali New Year 1423

Today all the Bengalis are celebrating Poila Boishakh or Bengali New Year day. Basically peoples of two Indian Sates like West Bengal & Tripura and peoples of Bangladesh are celebrating this occasion. In this day they wear new dress and arrange some delicious menus in their home with tasty Bengali sweets. Shops and other local business owners open their new accounting year with new copy book blessed by Sri Ganesh Ji.

The Bangla calendar is fixed to the Indian solar calendar, which based on the Surya Siddhanta. As with many other alternatives of the Indian solar calendar, the Bengali calendar begins in mid-April of the Gregorian year.

The opening day of the Bengali year therefore match with the mid-April new year in Mithila, Assam, Burma, Cambodia, Kerala, Manipur, Nepal, Odisha, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu and Thailand.

The progress of the Bangla calendar is often featured to king of Gour or Gauda, Shashanka as the opening date drops directly within his time. King Shashanka of Gour is acclaimed with initiating the Bengali period.

Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar, commenced a modified Bengali calendar to make tax collection simpler in Bengal. The Mughals accumulated tax according to the Islamic calendar and Akbar organized an advancement of the calendar structures, because the lunar Islamic calendar did not agree with the produces and the farmers faced rigorous complexities in giving taxes out of season.

Bengali New Year 1423 "Poila Boishakh"

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