INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS - APRIL : 2014

BENGALI NEW YEAR - POILA BOISAKH AND FOOTBALL OF KOLKATA : EAST BENGAL 2014

 East Bengal club Bar puja 2014

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15.04.2014 : BY KUSHAL CHAKRABARTY, PIC - Jaydip Dasgupta : It's very auspicious. It's Ist day of Bengalee calendar year. Termed as Poila Baishakh in Bengal.Usually chanted among Bengalees as Subho Nababarsa. Like all other Clubs, business communities, social organizations Kolkata's football fraternity also celebrate this day with Puja and much fun fare.

In Calcutta Maidan, traditionally Mohun Bagan and East Bengal 0rganise Bar Puja To inaugurate the football season with a pious mood. In earlier days,both the Clubs Present their teams of the forthcoming season at their respective ground and Sweets were distributed among the members and supporters present at that Time.

 East Bengal club Bar puja 2014

But after the changes in the football calendar of the country, mainly due Introduction of National/I- League, it becomes difficult for the clubs to present Their at the ground at that time. But still there is a function in the clubs at least to keep the age old tradition of the club.And for East Bengal, they usually Declare the name of their Captain of the Football team for ensuing season.

In fact, previous year's performances has got a distinct impact on the Gathering of the crowd in the respective club grounds.Actually Goal Post or Bar Post are relaid in the ground after the completion of Bar Puja.

 East Bengal club Bar puja 2014

Basically this Puja Is mainly meant for the Different Gods to please them to get the divine grace to get the goals in different matches.Most of the senior officials of the clubs were Present in the occasion to show their solidarity for success of the club in the forthcoming season.

Among this funfare, there are some incidents which hots up the Footballing atmosphere in and around maidan on that very day. In the year 1976, Coach P K Banerjee left East Bengal, keeping aside glorious coaching success in that club,to join arch rival Mohun Bagan with some big names of East Bengal club.

 East Bengal club Bar puja 2014

Pandemonium Broke out among East Bengal and Mohun Bagan supporters on the day of Poila Baisakh. Again on 14th April 1985, the day of Poila Baisakh, East Bengal fans were Absolutely astonished to find that two most high profile players of their arch rival Mohun Bagan, namely Krishanu Dey and Bikash Panji are in their club to mentally prepare themselves to wear red and gold jersey in the coming years.

 East Bengal club Bar puja 2014

Just wait, may be this year also supporters of any club may got a surprise gift on the day of Poila Baisakh. Subho Nababarsha.

BENGALI NEW YEAR - POILA BOISAKH AND FOOTBALL OF KOLKATA : MOHUN BAGAN AC 2014

 Mohun Bagan AC Bar puja 2014

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15.04.2014 : BY KUSHAL CHAKRABARTY, PIC - Jaydip Dasgupta : It's very auspicious. It's Ist day of Bengalee calendar year. Termed as Poila Baishakh in Bengal.Usually chanted among Bengalees as Subho Nababarsa. Like all other Clubs, business communities, social organizations Kolkata's football fraternity also celebrate this day with Puja and much fun fare.

In Calcutta Maidan, traditionally Mohun Bagan and East Bengal 0rganise Bar Puja To inaugurate the football season with a pious mood. In earlier days,both the Clubs Present their teams of the forthcoming season at their respective ground and Sweets were distributed among the members and supporters present at that Time.

 Mohun Bagan AC Bar puja 2014

But after the changes in the football calendar of the country, mainly due Introduction of National/I- League, it becomes difficult for the clubs to present Their at the ground at that time. But still there is a function in the clubs at least to keep the age old tradition of the club.And for East Bengal, they usually Declare the name of their Captain of the Football team for ensuing season.

In fact, previous year's performances has got a distinct impact on the Gathering of the crowd in the respective club grounds.Actually Goal Post or Bar Post are relaid in the ground after the completion of Bar Puja.

 Mohun Bagan AC Bar puja 2014

Basically this Puja Is mainly meant for the Different Gods to please them to get the divine grace to get the goals in different matches.Most of the senior officials of the clubs were Present in the occasion to show their solidarity for success of the club in the forthcoming season.

Among this funfare, there are some incidents which hots up the Footballing atmosphere in and around maidan on that very day. In the year 1976, Coach P K Banerjee left East Bengal, keeping aside glorious coaching success in that club,to join arch rival Mohun Bagan with some big names of East Bengal club.

 Mohun Bagan AC Bar puja 2014

Pandemonium Broke out among East Bengal and Mohun Bagan supporters on the day of Poila Baisakh. Again on 14th April 1985, the day of Poila Baisakh, East Bengal fans were Absolutely astonished to find that two most high profile players of their arch rival Mohun Bagan, namely Krishanu Dey and Bikash Panji are in their club to mentally prepare themselves to wear red and gold jersey in the coming years. Just wait, may be this year also supporters of any club may got a surprise gift on the day of Poila Baisakh. Subho Nababarsha.