KHULNA, Bangla Noboborsho-1424 celebrated here
today in the city with fanfare and festivity.
Khulna District administration, different socio-cultural organizations
and political parties celebrated the Pohela Boishakh taking elaborate
programmes in the city.
To mark the day, Khulna district administration began the day with a
colourful procession that started from Shibbari Intersection and ended at Officers Club through Dakbangla in the city.
Cultural programme and 'Panta Utsob' was held at Bakultala premises at
the residence (Banglo) of Khulna deputy commissioner in the morning.
A discussion meeting about the heritage and history of Bengali New Year was held at the Jatisangho Shishu Park followed by a cultural programme. A three day 'Boishakhi Mela' has also been started on the same venue.
Khulna Shishu Academy celebrated Pohela Baishakh with the children.
Khulna Central Jail and 'Shishu Poribar-3 (Children Orphanage-3)
arranged cultural programmes and exhibited different commodities which made by the prisoners of central jail.
Khulna Divisional Public Library authority arranged essay competition for children and Khulna Islamic Foundation arranged discussion meeting.
All Educational Institutions including Khulna University (KU), Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) arranged colourful programmes to celebrate Pohela Boishakh.
Khulna City Unit Awami League brought out a colourful procession (Mongol Shovajatra) and held discussion meeting, cultural programme and 'Panta Utsob' on the occasion.
BNP, Jatiya Party, Sammiltya Sankskritik Jote, Khulna Union of
Jurnalists (KUJ), among others also celebrated Pohela Boishakh with various programmes.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha