Shubha Nababarsho – 1416
Happy Puthandu, Happy Vishu
It is not just the Bengali New Year or poila Baisakh which falls on 15th April for celebration in West Bengal (India) and Bangladesh. There are more states of India and some neighboring countries, celebrating New Years in this fortnight of April. There is the Assyrian New Year, which is celebrated on April 01. The Punjabi New year, Baisakhi, falls between 14 and 15th April like Bengali New Year. This year both the states celebrating New Year today on 15th April. Similarly, the Tamil New Year and Vishu ( Malayalam) are also celebrated on the same day. This year it is too on 15th April.
Neighbouring coutries like Nepal, celebrates their New year between 12 and 15th. The Thai and Lao New Years are celebrated from April 13th to 15th. The Cambodian New Year too is celebrated from April 13 to 15.