Pohela Boishakh 2018

Pohela Boishakh 2018 I Shubho Noboborsho 1425

Today’s Doodle celebrates Pohela Boishakh, the day when colorful street festivals mark the start of a new year in the lunisolar calendar. The calendar was originally commissioned by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar, who introduced the calendar to facilitate tax collections in the spring—just after the harvest. Pohela Boishakh is a time to start fresh. People […]

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