The countdown to Poila Baisakh has begun. Tell us how you celebrate this first day of the new year. What you will wear, what you will eat. How and with whom will you celebrate? Write it from your heart and send it to us. We will publish it. That’s not all.

The article which is the best + gets most likes will be the winner of the NABABARSHO 1424 MY ARTICLE contest!

So hit the keyboard and send your article to [email protected]

How to enter:
There are 5 categories on which you can write –

1. Naboborsho list – make a list about how you would celebrate. Write on your plan with family & friends, any picnic or travel destinations,gaan- bajna etc.
2. Naboborsho recipe – Share your favourite recipes
3. Naboborsho fashion – What is a festive time without looking good? Tell us all – what you would wear, colour, accessories everything!
4. Naboborsho nostalgia – Have a beautiful memory to tell? Share with us.
5. Naboborsho and you – Just the way you want it – tell us your way.

Entry procedures:
Email us your write-up at [email protected] with your full name. Mention the contest category and a title for your write-up. Your write- up should be at least 300 words long and it should be in MS Word only.You can send more than one article.

If your post includes images, please send them as attachments also.Please mention credits and sources for data and images. Please offer only fresh content that has not been published before in the internet and your post should not violate any copyright laws.

The winners will be judged on the basis of Facebook likes (50%) and on the quality of the write-up (50%). The winners will be announced by email on 25 April 2017. The best two winners will be awarded Flipkart gift vouchers of Rs. 500/- each.


Contest ends on 14 April 2017 midnight.The contest is open to all legal residents of India. Claiming of prizes requires an email response to Half Samosa from the winning sender email address within 30 days of being notified. Failure to respond shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize.

Your entry must be original, in English, unpublished and unproduced, not accepted by any other publisher at the time of submission. If needed we may have to edit your post for providing the best user experience.We reserve the right to publish or unpublish any post.

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Winners of the NABABARSHO 1424 MY ARTICLE Contest

Parijat Banerjee
Naboborsho – the best time to show one’s Bangaliyana
Earned 65% in content quality and 45% in social promotions.

Amrita Sinha
A brief sojourn in the lap of nature – Raichak
Earned 75% in content quality and 9% in social promotions.