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  • Poush Sankranti

    Poush Sankranti

    Poush Sankranti, also known as Makar Sankranti, is an annual celebration in the subcontinent. In Bangladesh, end of the Bengali month of Poush (‘sankranti’ means ‘end’) is commonly known as shakrain. Also known as ghuri utshob, the festival observed in the ninth month in the Bengali calendar is one of the oldest and most important festivals in Bangladesh.