West Bengal is a state in India and Bengalis have their New Year falling on 14th April each year. This is the beginning of the month of "Baishakh" which is the first month in the Bengali calendar. This day is called "Poila Baishakh" in Bengali meaning the first day of Baishakh.
In this auspicious day, West Bengal celebrates with dance and music. In one such function this child is getting ready for her recital ... This photo was taken on 14th April 2011 ..
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