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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
West Bengal

Festivals and Fairs


▪ Durga Puja ▪ Diwali ▪ Muslim Festivals ▪ Festival of Sahajiya Sect ▪ Orthodox Vaishnava festivals
▪ Rathayathra ▪ Holi ▪ Rabindra Jayanti ▪ Birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
▪ Dussera ▪ Fairs ▪ Sri-Panchami ▪ Birthday of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

The birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, which fall on January 23 is a nationalistic festival of West Bengal. Processions with large numbers of young men and girls in uniform an  in military formation parade every town and important village. The main procession in Calcutta attains a length of more than three kilometers and groups of boys and girls play martial band music. The celebrations is a token of Bengal's revolutionary temper.