BanglaHunt Desk: Bengali New Year at midnight. The exchange of greetings for payla baisakh has already begun. This time America also crossed the seven seas and thirteen rivers in that list. US President Joe Biden wished the Bengalis a Happy New Year.
Surprising to hear, but in reality it is true. In a tweet, wife Joe Biden wished the Bengali a Happy New Year. Like American Vice President Kamala Harris, India’s connection to President Biden has been made public since he was sworn in as US President. But after wishing the Bengali New Year, the people of Bengal have started looking for the thread of Bengal’s relationship with Biden.
Jill and I send our warmest wishes to the South Asian and Southeast Asian communities who are celebrating Vaisakhi, Navratri, Songkran, and the incoming New Year this week. Happy Bengali, Cambodian, Lao, Myanmar, Nepali, Sinhalese, Tamil, Thai, and Vishu New Year!
– President Biden (@POTUS)
He tweeted, “On behalf of my wife Jill and all the citizens of South Asia and Southeast Asia who are celebrating New Year, Baishakhi, Sankranti on my behalf. Happy Bengali, Cambodian, Lao, Myanmar, Nepali, Sinhala, Tamil, Thai and Vishnu New Year ‘.
The people of Bengal were overjoyed to receive this congratulatory message from the newly elected President of the United States. The Bengalis scattered in different parts of the world have been amazed.