Bangladeshi Student Association

Celebrating Bengali New Year at UMD

Students and community members of all backgrounds gathered to ring in new year 1426.

DULUTH, Minn.- “Subho Noboborsho!” That’s how you say “Happy New Year” in Bangla, the language of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a country northeast of India and on Sunday, students from there joined students here at UMD in celebrating the beginning of a different calendar. “Essentially it was kind of a combination of the Islamic calendar and also the Gregorian calendar, and…