14 April 2016 is Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Year, Naba Barsha 1423) in Bengali calendar. The first day of Boishakh month marks the beginning of New Year as per Bengali calendar (Bengali Panjika). Transition of Sun from Meena Rasi to Mesha Rasi (Mesha Sankranti) heralds the Naba Barsha in Bengal and some parts of Bangladesh.
Mesha Sankranti also marks the beginning of Oriya New Year. It is celebrated as Maha Vishuba Sankranti (Pana Sankranti). Assamese New Year is celebrated as Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu.
This festival is widely celebrated in West Bengal, Bangladesh, Assam, Tripura, and other foreign countries like Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, Sweden, etc.
Pohela Boishakh 2016 date in USA is – April 14, 2016 (Hawaii, PST, MST, CST, EST Time zones).
Pohela Boishakh 2016 date in UK is – April 14
Pohela Boishakh 2016 date in Malaysia – April 14
Pohela Boishakh 2016 date in Singapore – April 14
Pohela Boishakh 2016 date in Australia – April 14
Pohela Boishakh 2016 date in New Zealand as per WAU, SAU, NT, QSLND, NSW, ACT Time zones – April 14
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