|Published : 14 Apr 2017, 00:22:33 | Updated : 14 Apr 2017, 10:17:35|
Nababarsha part of economic activities: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Bangla Nababarsha (Bengali New Year) has a connection with the economic activities of the nation.
"On this day, they start their business afresh by opening Halkhata (new ledger book) and making the day," she said.
Hasina said Pahela Baishakh (the first day of Bengla calendar) is the only festival which the people of all religions celebrate together.
She termed Pahela Baishakh celebration completely a Bangalee culture.
Prime Minister reiterated that it has no link with religion and nobody should try to create any conflict between the two.
The PM said this on the eve of Pahela Baishak 1424. source - a Dhaka-based private TV channel