HnExpress Partha Roy, Kolkata ঃ
Eastern states of India and many south east Asian nations have historical cultural linkages for over two thousand years and sharing common tradition and similar calender systems. It is time to celebrate “Poila Boisakh / Nobo Borso “in Bengal , “Pana /Mesha Sankranti” in Odisha “Bohag/Rongali Bihu “in Assam” “Cheiraoba” in Manipur in eastern states of India and “Songkran” in Thailand, Laos, and “Chaul Chnam Thmey” in Cambodia.
On the occasion of traditional New Year, Consul General of Thailand in Kolkata Miss Sweeya Santipitaks greeted people of India. Consul General of Thailand her Excellency Miss Sweeya Santipitaks said “On the occasion of Bengali, Odia, Assamese, Manipuri and Thai New year, I wish everyone very happy, prosperous, healthy, successful in everything on Nobo Borso, Pana Sankranti, Bohag Bihu, Cheiraoba in India and on Songkran in Thailand. The traditional New year Songkran is also celebration time of family reunion in Thailand, India and Thailand share common human values and stress for cooperation and family union and unity historically.
Photo caption : Miss Sweeya Santipitaks (Consul-General of Thailand).