It tells people to forget about all superstitions, prejudices, misconceptions and other harmful sides. Traditionally, businesses start this day with a new ledger, clearing out the old.
According to some sources, the festival was a tradition introduced in Bengal during the rule of Mughal Emperor Akbar to time the tax year to the harvest, and the Bangla year was therewith called Bangabda.
Among other attractions of these fairs are puppet shows, merrygo-round and Giant wheels are also installed and are enjoyed by the children. Spic of life: Variety is the spice of life in the country.
The leading artists of the country take an active part in attending the function. Chaayanat is a leading cultural organization which organizes the programme in Its premises with its utmost capacity.
Vendors sell conventional foods and artisans sell traditional handicrafts. Different organizations and institutions chalk out elaborate programmes to celebrate the day.
I felt happy joining the parade. It marks the grand day and happy moments of our life. The country made goods, goods of cottage industries and other handicrafts are available in the Baishakhi fair.
Shopkeepers in:both villages and towns open Halkhata.