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Celebrating Bengali New Year (1)

4/11/12 •

In mid-April, every year, Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal as well as other states in India with a large Bengali-speaking population, come alive with the Nabo Borsho or Bengali New Year celebrations. The origin of this festival dates back to the late 16th century when Mughal Emperor Akbar consolidated the Hindu and Muslim […]