JAMALPUR Durga Puja, one of the greatest religious
festival of the Hindu community is being celebrated in the district amid
peaceful atmosphere this year.
Secretary of Jamalpur district unit of Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad
Siddatha Sankar Roy said, Festive and peaceful atmosphere are prevailing
among the Hindu CommunityWe are celebrating the Durga Puja, the biggest
religious festival of the Hindu Community, with due religious fervour.
He said puja mandaps were decorated with beautiful eye-catching lighting.
A large number of devotees are visiting the Mandaps every day, he added.
District Relief and Rehabilitation Office sources said 211 puja mandaps
have been erected in the district this year.
Sources said 62 Puja Mandaps were erected in Jamalpur Sadar Upazila while
45 Puja Mandaps erected in Sarishabari, 27 in Madarganj, 25 in Dewanganj, 19
in Islampur, 18 in Melandaha and 15 in Bakshiganj upazila.
The district administration disbursed around 105.5 tonnes of rice among the
puja mandaps to celebrate the festival.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)