Preparations for Bengali New Year going on in full swing in Siliguri
SILIGURI: Preparations are underway in Siliguri for Bengali New Year that will be celebrated in a few days.
Apart from West Bengal, this day is celebrated with great fanfare in Assam, Tripura and other countries including Bangladesh across the border. To celebrate the occasion, people flock garments shops to buy new clothes, decorative items and purchase sweets to welcome the Bengali new year.
Locals flocked shops in Bidhan Market, Hill Cart Road and Mahavirsthan in Siliguri.