Paddy cutting festival held in Gaibandha

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

others.

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

the farmers.

A large number of officials, trainees, farmers and journalists attended

the programmes.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)