Mid April is a time in India where there are a lot of festivities pertaining to various states of India, including the state of Jharkhand. The reasons for the festivities may vary from state to state. For e.g in Bengal, this is the time of the year when the “Poila Boishak” is celebrated.
This is the time for Bengali New Year. People often buy dresses to celebrate, and also exchange gifts and other pleasantries. A lot of celebrations like musical and cultural programs and food festivals are also organized. In terms of popularity celebrating “Poila Boishak” following is the next big festival in Bengal after Durga Puja.
In Punjab, Assam and Kerala too, this is New Year time and also the harvest time. Thus throughout India the “Bishakhi” is festivity time, including the state of Jharkhand.
Baishaki in the steel city of Jamshedpur
The middle of April every year, is a time when, Jamshedpur, popularly known as the “Steel city” is soaked in coloursof Baisakhi celebrations, the harvest festival and for the New Year. There are a large number of Punjabis in Jamshedpur and with it many Gurduwaras. Thus the Gurudwaras of the city ,are all decorated for Baisakhi to celebrate this happy occasion. Along with this hotels have lined up delicacies for Poila Baisakh too. The gurudwaras, langars organize the keertan with a large number of people from all religions, including women and children, participating in the celebrations.
Baishaki in Dhanbad
Much like Jamshedpur, the festival of Baishakhi is also celebrated in Dhanbad too with much enthusiasm. Thus in case you had been planning to visit Dhanbad, then the Baishakhi time could be the perfect time to do so. During this time of the year, with the festive season on you could be in for a great time with family and friends. For staying in Dhanbad you must stay at the Hotel Cocoon. This is one the best luxury hotels in Dhanbad, with affordable rates. To book your rooms please contact us!