Athletic

Rain hits “Cricket Celebrates Mujib 100” musical event

A sudden rain hit “Cricket Celebrates Mujib 100” musical event, which is being held to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.

The event is live on News24, a private TV station.

The rain came in around 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Due to the rain, the musical event was paused. It did not resume till 7:15 pm.

A few thousand spectators joined the event. The tickets for this event cost from BDT 1000 to 10,000 each.

The holders of the Gold and Platinum tickets got a place on the ground, in front of the main stage. Almost all of the holders of the Gold and Platinum tickets got wet in the rain. Many were seen to use the chairs as their umbrella on the main ground of the Sher-e-Bangla.

Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina is expected to join the event.

The security around the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium has been beefed up.

Indian Academy Awards-winnings musician A. R. Rahman will perform at the event along with Bangladeshi stars including Momtaz Begum and the musical group Miles.

Source: United News of Bangladesh