Bengali linguists Suniti Kumar Chatterji and Sukumar Sen believe that Bengali had its origin in the 10th century ce.
Bangla language was derived from Magahi Prakrit ( a spoken language ) and Magahi Apabhramsha ( its written counterpart ).
The Bangla language is officially qualified as the sweetest language in the world over French because of its simplicity to understand and speak and when spoken properly , its incompetency to harm people and their feelings. There is no roughness in the language which makes its as sweet as the region's very own Rosugolla.
Since we have moved to food , the delicacy of Bengal and Bangla food,in particular, is popular to people all round the globe. The core of every Bengali breathes sweetness and we tend to believe it is because of its wonderful variety of sweet recipes that this community has inherited and invented. However , Bengalis are also very fond of dishes that has no or less relevance to the world of Mishti (sweet) . Their love for Biryani , Fish curry , Loochi ( Puri ) & Chicken Kosha , stand out in a Bengali family.
The Bengalis are of two types , Bangal and Ghoti , Bangals been the families that have moved to West Bengal or other part of the country from East Bengal ( modern day Bangladesh ) and Ghotis , the locals.
There is also another type called the Batis. They are children of parents who share both Bangal and Ghoti connection.
But , primarily , Bengalis are two.
Food preparations and taste vary from one another. It is been said and witnessed that the Bangals love it more spicy while the Ghotis like to keep the sweet taste in everything. To each, its own.
The difference doesn't stop here , Bangals and Ghoti have their own belief in the football clubs they support.
East Bengal and Mohun Bagan been the two clubs that are been supported massively in India and around the world. It has a gargantuan influence in their supporter's lives. Bangals support East Bengal and the Ghotis support Mohun Bagan. Well, that's the tradition , individual's choices change due to their knowledge and perspective towards the sport and also through , sometimes , influence. I would highly recommend anybody to get the feeling of the Kolkata derby if you are in Kolkata on the day of the match. Get your tickets, go the game ! There's like it nothing it in all of India !
The Bengali culture , just as every other culture , has its festivals. However , it is said to be believed that the Bengalis celebrate it like no other. There's a saying in Bangla " 12 maashe 13 porbon " which when translated to English becomes " 13 festivals in 12 months. " With Durga Puja been the best, without the celebrations of Pujo , every Bengali has a half a heart feeling. In 2020 , it was different , there were guidelines to keep safe and due to them ,the celebrations were cut short. But it was unanimously said, it was only for a good cause. When people are healthy , Maa is happy. Durga Maa wouldn't want her children to gather in a place full of crowd where the possibility of the virus transmission would significantly increase. She would direct her sons and daughters to stay at home and take care of themselves and their families and whisper into everyone's ear " Aasche Bochor Aabar Hobe ". Maa wants you to be safe , she doesn't want you to visit her by putting yourself in the line of fire. She made sure you stay inside your house for just one year so that you can enjoy for the rest of your life.
Bengalis are considered to be one of the most educated and well mannered community in India. The city of joy , Kolkata , is host to the biggest book shop area in all of Asia. The target of a Bengali family, from the early period, and all the other families too ,is to make good education accessible to everyone in their families.
The Bangla culture is very rich. Bengal has given the world talented individuals in the area of Arts. It has given hs imminent names like Satyajit Ray , Salil Chowdhury , Manna Dey and artists to whom the world looks up to.
Bengal and Bengalis have contributed hugely towards the success and independence of our great nation. Netaji , Kavi Nazrul Islam , BB Ganguly , Bagha Jatin , Masteda Surya Sen , Khubiram Bose are a few names that have been placed in the folklore of The great Indian
struggle for freedom.
If you find beautiful Bengali women , then there are men who have been awarded the Nobel. There are men and women of the Bangla culture who have taken the world by storm. The largest number of prisoners to be locked in the jail in the Andaman and Nicobar for their rigorous effort for the independence , have been from the state of West Bengal.
The Bangla culture is valued around the world for its rich festivals , educated individuals , numerous Nobles. While on the other hand , the Bangla culture is home to the hardworking working class, the yellow taxi drivers , the ferry riders.
Bangla/Bengali is home to everybody.