Barsha Mongol is celebrated in Bengal to welcome the Monsoon season, which normally arrives by the middle of June. The rains have a special importance in the agricultural economy of the State and have found a pride of place in Bengali literature, poems and music. The festival of Barsha Mongol was popularized during the time of Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore.
To herald the festive spirit in the national capital ahead of Durga Puja, the Office of the Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal, organized a cultural programme at Muktadhara Auditorium in Gole Market on 25th September, 2017. The evening commenced … Continue reading