Chaibasa, April 16 : Bengali Seva Samiti celebrated ‘Poila Baisakh’ (Benagli New Year) with fervour at a function organised in Rabindra Bhawan.
The celebration started with cultural program where renowned Saptak Musical group from Kolkata including famous dancer Arpita Bhattacharya and singer Pankaj Bhattacharya performed which mesmerized the audience.
The Bengali new year is celebrated with pomp where the people of the community greet each other. Bengali’s start the auspicious day by worshiping.
The Assistant secretary of Bengali Seva Samiti said, it is a very important day as British stopped taking levy from the Bengali farmers the event turned into a festival as Poila Baisakh.
Present on the occasion were Devi Dutta, Tapan Kumar Mitra, Devdas Ray, Subroto Bose, Subhendu Sen Gupta, Gopal Chatterjee, Devnath Sarkar, Anshuman Singha, Mohan Mallik, Pranav Daripa and the members of Bengali Seva Samiti.