Basanta Utsav at Bolpur Santiniketan ...
It is a colorful festivals for all Indians and specially the peoples of bengal and known as Holi. It occurs at the end of winter when spring comes with its beauty. Falgun and Chaitra according to the Bengali calendar is the season of Dol utsav.
the most interest things regarding this festivalthat during the heydey of the sultanate and the Mughals numerous muhammedans also celebrated this festival which deserve mention here.therefore this festival also played a pivotal role regarding the communal harmony between the hindu and the non hindus.
During this season(at the end of winter) nature shows its own beauty with colorful flowers of Palash, Shimul etc.
Rabindranath Tagore started Dol utsav in his institution Visva Bharati with colorful cultural programmes. It coinside with Holi. The students of Visva-Bharoti celebrate Basanta utsav in very special way. They make the festival more colorful and attractive to all came from outside the district and also from abroad by their magnificent live performance.
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