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New Year/Nababarsa 2019
Poila Boishakh or Bengali New Year is the traditional new year day of the Bengali people. It is celebrated on 14th April/ 15 th April as a national holiday in India. The festival date is set according to the lunisolar Bengali calendar as the first day of its first month Baishakh. In Bengali, Poila stands for 'first' and Boishakh is first month of Bengali calendar. The festival is celebrated with processions, fairs and family time. The traditional greeting for Bengali New Year is Shubho Nabobarsho which is means Happy New Year. 
Akbar, the Mughal emperor (1556 to 1609) was collecting the tax and on that time the economy was fully depended on the agricultural productions. The Arabic or Hijri year didn't match for collecting the agricultural products as the Tax, so he made a new calendar to collect the tax from the people who were fully depended on the agricultural products. That Calendar was named as Bangla calendar and the 1st day of this calendar known as the Poila Boishakh.