Celebrate this 25th Baishakh with these sarees

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941 C.E.) was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with contextual modernism. According to English calendar he was born on 7th May 1861 in Kolkata to parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.

According to Bengali calendar he was born on 25th day of Boishakh month, in 1422 Bengali Era. In West Bengal Rabindranath Tagore anniversary is observed as per local Bengali calendar. The day of Boishakh 25th currently overlaps with either 8th May or 9th May on Gregorian calendar.

In Kolkata Tagore Jayanti is popularly known as Poncheeshe Boishakh. This year’s Bengali calendar says that it is on 9th of May. Sarees and celebration of Tagore’s birthday are inter-dependant with each other. Among ladies whosoever would like to celebrate this big occasion would like to dress up in traditional ethnic attire, and that could only be a saree.

Since this occasion comes in the middle of the hot summer, ladies would like to go for those sarees which will make them feel comfortable in summer heat. Taant Cotton, Linen, Handloom, Tussar, etc are on the top of the list that is made by them for celebration of Tagore’s birthday. You can also have a look at the list and decide on your shopping accordingly.

Tussar Silk

Tussar silk sarees are chosen by many ladies who would like to look ethnic on 25th Boishakh. Tussar silk saree is a unique exampled epitome of delicacy, rich textured attribute in today’s fashion world. With a blend of the finest range of threads and best weaving technique, these sarees touch every layer of silk fabric. Tussar silk sarees are extended all over the world with a spark of creativity. These are extremely durable and they display a dull golden sheen of their own. Tussar silk sarees are decorated with bold motifs and at times fine designs. Many designers are working on this saree to cater to every individual’s choice. So, no wonder that tussar silk sarees are chosen by the fashionable ladies to celebrate this Pnochishe Baishakh.

Linen Saree

Linen sarees are marching victoriously into the fashion world of sarees at recent time. So most of the ladies are getting their attention diverted towards linen sarees at this Pnochishe Baishakh. Linen fabric is extracted from the flax plant. This saree is expensive than cotton and a very good conductor of heat. Since this event is at summer season, linen sarees have become the signature attire for ladies to celebrate this birthday of Tagore. It is very much breathable and durable type. For summer linen saree will really bring a cooling effect for its draper.

Tant Saree

Buying Bengali Taant cotton sarees can be your most informed choice. Available in a variety of designs and types, these can enhance the style quotient of every Bengali woman!This saree is of a prime status for celebration of Kabiguru’s birthday.

Taant cotton saree fascinates one and all in Bengal. Taant cotton sarees are the first choice for most women for this event. Traditionally hand-woven from lightweight and sheer cotton sarees are the delight of every modern woman. These sarees are perfect for the dry and humid climate and can beautifully enhance the style quotient of a woman. And, with a number of varieties to choose from, women get spoilt of choice while buying taant cotton saree.

With the mercury rising at the time of Tagore’s birthday, it’s time to start picking up light textures that will help you breeze through summer. Choose from a range of handmade designs made by artisans from across the country to keep you fresh in style for the occasion.


Among handloom sarees known for their simplicity with traditional golden zari 'Nizam' borders, the mangalgiri sarees are highly suitable for you for the celebration of 25th Baishakh. Mainly woven with pure cotton yarn on a pit loom, mangalgiri sarees are now available in various color tones & offer cool comfort especially during the scorching summers. The checkered fashion trend has been adopted beautifully by the weavers while the traditional stripes are yet to stay. Some of the ladies love to wear dhakai jamdani sarees with red and white combination for this auspicious event.

It can be any type of saree, but ladies who are involved in the celebration of Tagore’s birthday, that is 25th of Boishakh, prefer wearing white saree with border of red or other color. Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal has got a wide variety of sarees out of which you can easily pick up your chosen one to celebrate Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday on this 25th of Boishakh.