CULTURE People prepare for Bengali new year in Kolkata, India

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People prepare for Bengali new year in Kolkata, India

Xinhua

16:45, April 11, 2019

A man hangs painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year. (Photos: Xinhua)

A man carries painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man works on painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man shows painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

People work on painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man works on painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man works on painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man works on painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man shows painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

A man shows painted handicrafts for the upcoming Poila Baishakh in Kolkata, India, on April 10, 2019. Poila Baishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar year.

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