Posh Sankranti Celebrate in Old Dhaka Bangladesh

© Monirul Alam

 14 Jan 2012 Dhaka. Bangladesh -Hindu community enjoys posh Sankranti with different activities as a man blows fire in the evening at old Dhaka Patla Khan Lane . Paush Shankranti’ is the last day of Bengali month Paush. This traditional festival is locally known as ‘Shakhrine’. People of the old Dhaka celebrate Shakhrine with colorful kite flying during the day and fire eating or blowing performances after dark. © Monirul Alam

2 thoughts on “Posh Sankranti Celebrate in Old Dhaka Bangladesh

  1. Sir, i have seen your blog. And to me it is good to know about the kite festival in bd. Sir, it would be better for me if you help me to get some name of bangladeshi kites.
    Thank you.

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