Rath Yatra

Rath Yatra 21st Aashar 1423 (6th July 2016) Rath Yatra is an unusual festival in the memory of an eighty-year old event. In the month […]

Dharmaraj Puja

Dharmaraj Puja The Dharmaraj Puja, another Hindu ritual performed in Bengal, also features low socioeconomic status individuals self-inflicting harm in front of large audiences. Participants come […]

Baba Lokenath Death Day

Baba Lokenath 18th Bhadra, 1137 (29th August 1730) – 19th Jaistha, 1297 (1st June, 1890)  Baba Lokenath was an incarnation of Lord Shiva. In Bhavagad Gita, Lord […]

Nazrul Joynti

Nazrul Joynti 25 May 1899 Kazi Nazrul Islam, who later became known as the Rebel Poet, was born on 25 May 1899. He influenced the […]


Shab-e-Barat 9th Jaistho 1423 (23rd May 2016) Shab-e-Barat is an Islamic festival celebrated on the night of the 14th of Shaban every year to mark […]

Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima 7th Jaistho 1423 (21st May 2016) According to the Hindu calendar, the full moon day in the month of Purnima is the most […]

Rabindra Joynti (25th Baisakh)

Rabindra Joynti 25th Baisakh Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), the Nobel laureate poet, writer, philosopher was the ambassador of Indian culture to the rest of the world. […]

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