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Fālgun or Phālgun (Bengali: ফাল্গুন, Assamese: ফাগুন, Nepali: फाल्गुन) is the eleventh month in the Bengali calendar[1] and Nepali calendar. This month is named after the star Uttorfalguni (উত্তরফাল্গুনী Uttôrfalguni). It marks the arrival of spring, the sixth and final season in Bangladesh, Nepāl and Assam. The first of Falgun
Falgun
usually falls on 13 February of the Gregorian Calendar.[2]

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1 Culture

1.1 Bangladesh 1.2 Nepāl

2 See also 3 References

Culture[edit] Bangladesh[edit] The first day of Falgun
Falgun
is celebrated as Pohela Falgun
Pohela Falgun
in Bangladesh,[3] the celebrations first took place in 1991 and where organised Fine Arts Institute of Dhaka University.[4] Nepāl[edit] In Nepāl, Holi, known locally as Fāgu Purnimā (फागुपुर्णिमा), falls during a full moon night of this month. In many parts of the country, especially in the urban areas, this day is celebrated by spraying colorful water-filled "pumps" (pichkari, पिचकारी) and colorful powders at each other. Traditionally, women wear yellow saris to celebrate this day.[5] See also[edit]

Bangla Calendar Culture of Bangladesh Culture of Nepal

References[edit]

^ "Bangabda - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2017-04-19.  ^ "Nepali Date Converter". nepcal.com. Retrieved 2013-06-21.  ^ "Ushering in Pahela Falgun". The Daily Star. 2017-02-14. Retrieved 2017-04-19.  ^ " Falgun
Falgun
Fest at DU: How it all began". The Daily Star. 2017-02-13. Retrieved 2017-04-19.  ^ "Nepali Calendar". nepcal.com. Retrieved 2013-06-21. 

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Months of the Bengali calendar

1. Bôishakh (বৈশাখ) 2. Jyôishţhô (জ্যৈষ্ঠ) 3. Ashaŗh (আষাঢ়) 4. Shrabôn (শ্রাবণ) 5. Bhadrô (ভাদ্র) 6. Ashbin (আশ্বিন)

7. Kartik (কার্তিক) 8. Ôgrôhayôn (অগ্রহায়ণ) 9. Poush (পৌষ) 10. Magh (মাঘ) 11. Falgun
Falgun
(ফাল্গুন) 12. Chôitrô (চৈত্র)

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Months of the Nepali calendar

Baishākh (बैशाख) Jeṭh (जेठ/जेष्ठ/ज्येष्ठ) Asār (असार/आषाढ) Sāun (साउन/श्रावण) Bhadau (भदौ/भाद्र) Asoj (असोज/आश्विन) Kāttik (कात्तिक/कार्तिक) Mangsir (मंसिर/मार्ग/मार्गशीर्ष) Pus (पुस/पौष) Māgh (माघ) Fāgun (फागुन/फाल्गुण) Chait (चैत/चैत्र)

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