West Bengal is a land of festivals. There is a popular saying in Bengali ‘‘Baro Mase Tero Parban’: it literally means thirteen festivals in twelve months. Almost all festivals of all religions are celebrated here with equal religious sentiment and fervor. The people of West Bengal strive hard to maintain the tradition and culture of its land in the festivals they celebrate. A great number of fairs are also organized. The most popular festival celebrated in West Bengal is Durga Puja where all the people come out in the streets and celebrate this four day festival. Other festivals celebrated in West Bengal are Kali Puja, Vasant Panchami, Dussehra, Bhai Dooj, Holi, Mahavir Jayanti, Buddha Poornima, Rathyatra and Christmas. Other events which have almost taken the form of festivals are Rabindra Jayanti (birthday of Rabindranath Tagore), Birthday of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. For more information on West Bengal visit http://www.westbengalonline.in/about 

पश्चिम बंगाल के त्यौहारों के बारे में हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें

List of Festivals in West Bengal

New Year's Day
National Youth Day
Ganga Sagar Sna
Makar Sankranti
Vasant Panchami
Maha Shivratri 
Holika Dahan
Holi  
Chaitra Navratri
Ram Navami
Mahavir Jayanti
Hanuman Jayanti
Shab-E-Barat
Ramadan (Roza)
Ravindra Nath Tagore Jayanti
Buddha Poornima
Jamai Sasthi
Eid-ul-Fitr
Ganga Dussehra
Guru Purnima
Bakra Eid
Raksha Bandhan
Muharram
Saraswati Awahan
Durga Puja
Maha Navami
Ayudha Puja
Dussehra
Kali Puja
Bhai Dooj
Jagadhatri Puja
Christmas Day

 

 

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