Paragraph on First Day of The Bengali New Year

Question: Write a Paragraph about ‘Pahela Baishakh’ by answering the following questions.

  1. Which day is called Pahela Baishakh?
  2. Why do we celebrate it?
  3. What do rural people arrange on that day?
  4. How do urban people observe it?
  5. What do they put on?
  6. What do people bring out?
  7. What do different organization arrange?
  8. What is the significance of the day?

Answer: The first day of Bangla year is called Pahela Baishakh. We celebrate the day to welcome the year. We welcome the day by singing the song ‘Eso Ha Baishakh Eso Eso’. Rural people make special foods. They also arrange fairs. Shopkeepers decorate their shops and open halkhata. They offer sweets to their customers. Urban people celebrate the day with great interest. They eat panta bhat and hilsha fish in the morning. Young boys put on panjabis and pajamas. Young girls put on yellow sarees. Bangla Academy, Shilpakala Academy, Chayanot and the Institute of Fine Arts of Dhaka University arrange cultural functions. The national dailies publish special articles on the day. Everyone is in the jolly mood. Pahela Baishakh is a day of great joy and significance. It reminds us of our culture and tradition. The day teaches us to be united and dreams a new.

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