GAIBANDHA A paddy cutting festival was held on the
land of Agriculture Training Institute of the town here on Thursday amid much
enthusiasm and festivity.
Additional director of Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Rangpur
region Krishibid Mohammad Ali formally inaugurated the festival through
cutting paddy as the chief guest while deputy director of DAE here Krishibid
Masudur Rahman was present at the event as the special guest.
A nabbanno utshab was also held on the institute prenises. Various types
of home-made cakes were displayed on the decorative table on the festival.
The programammes jointly organized by DAE and ATI were followed by a
discussion meeting on the premises of administrative and academic building of
the institute with its principal Krishibid Poritosh Kumar Das in the chair.
In the discussion meeting, DAE additional director Krishibid Mohammad Ali
addressed as the chief guest and its deputy director Krishibid Masudur Rahman
spoke as the special guest.
Chief instructor of the ATI Mohabbat Hossain, Sadar upazila agriculture
officer Al Imran, trainee Jannati Yasmin, farmer Shamsul Haque Sarker, and
journalist Sarker Mohammad Shahiduzzaman also spoke at the function, among
Speakers termed the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as
farmers' friendly, saying the government took initiatives to celebrate the
paddy cutting festival along with Nabanno utsob at every district to inspire
A large number of officials, trainees, farmers and journalists attended
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)