Sasthi is the Hindu Goddess of reproduction. This puja is mainly performed for the pregnant women at the east India. Mainly, Bengalis offer puja to her when they have a pregnant girl in their family. It is done to ask blessings from her for the would-be mother and her child.Browse an interactive list of most uncommon Bengali baby Girl names with their real meanings and religion. 273 Unique Bengali Baby Girl Names With Meanings Getting Pregnant
Bengali khichuri is a comfort food for most Bengali. Bhoger khichdi is generally cooked on the occasion of Kali Pooja or Saraswati Puja. In Bengal it is a tradition to have khichdi with various fritters and labra (mix vegetable). Khichdi is a complete meal in itself with the amalgamation of rice, dal, spices, vegetables and ghee.
In 1980, a Bengali legislator was killed and the Bengali localities came under systematic attack repeatedly. Gauri Dey, a pregnant Bengali Hindu women was gang-raped by a Khasi mob in front of her husband and then tied to a tree and lynched. The attacks took place mostly before Durga Puja, the most important Bengali Hindu festival.