Bengali - English calender conversion of 22nd Kartik 1357 (Bengali Date)?

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i searched extensively for a Bengali - English calender converter, to no avail! Please help me find the enlish equivalent of the Bengali date for me, 22nd Katik 1357, Diwali ...show more
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  • F R answered 8 years ago
http://www.calendarhome.com/converter/ gives me

sukravara 22 Kartika 1357 =13 November 1435
8 November 1950 = budhavara 17 Kartika 1872


"A bewildering variety of calendars have been and continue to be used in the Indian subcontinent. In 1957 the Indian government's Calendar Reform Committee adopted the National Calendar of India for civil purposes and, in addition, defined guidelines to standardise computation of the religious calendar, which is based on astronomical observations. The civil calendar is used throughout India today for administrative purposes, but a variety of religious calendars remain in use. We present the civil calendar here.

The National Calendar of India is composed of 12 months. The first month, Caitra, is 30 days in normal and 31 days in leap years. This is followed by five consecutive 31 day months, then six 30 day months. Leap years in the Indian calendar occur in the same years as as in the Gregorian calendar; the two calendars thus have identical accuracy and remain synchronised.

Years in the Indian calendar are counted from the start of the Saka Era, the equinox of March 22nd of year 79 in the Gregorian calendar, designated day 1 of month Caitra of year 1 in the Saka Era. The calendar was officially adopted on 1 Caitra, 1879 Saka Era, or March 22nd, 1957 Gregorian. Since year 1 of the Indian calendar differs from year 1 of the Gregorian, to determine whether a year in the Indian calendar is a leap year, add 78 to the year of the Saka era then apply the Gregorian calendar rule to the sum."

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  • DTDS answered 2 months ago
    14 th kartik 1376
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  • Subir answered 3 months ago
    what is the english calender date for 2 ra magh 1378
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