Jamai Sashti: 27 May 2012 (Today)

Today, 27 May 2012 is Jami Sashti. It is an important festive day for Bengali people. It falls on the sixth day (Sashti) in Shukla Paksha of Jyeshta Month. As the name suggests, this festival is dedicated to son-in-law (Jamai means son-in-law in Bengali).

On Jamai Sasthi, son in law is invited to the house of father in law and offered special delicacies and recipes in lunch and dinner. The preparations for Jamai Sasthi start a day prior to the festival.

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