9 points you wanted to know about Bengali(Bangla) Script

1.Bengali alphabet called Bangla horof is the writing system for the Bengali language.
2. Bengali script with variations is shared by Assamese.
3. Bengali alphabet is the basis for Meitei, Bishnupriya Manipuri, Kokborok, Garo and Mundari alphabets.
4.Bengali script has also been used to write the Sanskrit language in Eastern India.
5.Bengali is written from left to right
6. Bengali does not have distinct letter cases.
7, Bengali is recognizable by a distinctive horizontal line running along the tops of the letters that links them together
8. The Bengali script has a total of 11 vowel and 36 consonant s
9.. Each of vowel letter is called a স্বরবর্ণ shôrobôrno “vowel letter” and consonant letter is called ব্যঞ্জনবর্ণ bênjonbôrno “consonant letter”.

Source: http://www.amarbarnamala.org/