Bengali Chaitra Month in 2016 – Chaitra Mash in Bangala Calendar 2016

Chaitra Mash is the 12th and last month in a traditional Bengali calendar. The previous month was the Phalgun Mahina. In 2016, Chaitra Mash in Bangala Calendar begins on March 15 and ends on April 13, 2016. As per Gregorian calendar, the Chaitra month begins in Mid March and ends in Mid April. The most important festival in the month is Basanti Puja on April 13. The current year in Bengali Calendar is 1422.

Purnima or full moon day in Chaitra month in 2016 is on March 23.

The Aamabashya or no moon day in Chaitra Mash is on April 9, 2016.

The two Ekadashis in the month are on March 19 and April 3, 2016.

Important Festivals and rituals in Bengali Chaitra Month in 2016
Basanti Puja - April 13

The next month in Bengali calendar is the Baisakh or Vaishakh month. This is the first month in a Bengali calendar and Poila Baisakh or Bengali New Year is on April 14, 2016.