Huge rush at recreational spots in Rangpur division


RANGPUR, Aug 24, 2018 (BSS) – The recreational, entertainment and tourist
spots in this division have been witnessing a huge rush of visitors since
Wednesday to enjoy the blissful occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha festivity.

The enthusiastic people of all ages, particularly youths, wearing colourful
dresses are visiting these recreational spots maintaining the festive Eid
mood till today.

In Rangpur city, thousands of people are thronging ‘Proyas’ Entertainment
Park on the Ghaghot riverbank, Fantasy Zone, Tazhat Zamider’s Palace, Chikley
Lake, Rangpur Zoo, ‘Surovi Uddyan’ and other recreational spots to get
refreshed and enjoy the festivity.

The people are rushing to colourfully decorated recreational spots like
‘Vinnojagat’, ‘Ananda Nagar’, Teesta Road Bridge point, Second Teesta Bridge
at Mahipur Ghat, ‘Neelamborer Jalmahal’, Teesta Barrage Canal and other areas
outside the city.

Similarly, countless people are thronging the ‘Shopnopuri Artificial
Amusement Park’, ‘Kantzeu Mandir’, ‘Ramsagar’, Dinajpur Rajbari’ and ‘Gore
Sheed Eidgah Maidan’ in Dinajpur, ‘Neelsagar’ and Teesta Barrage in
Nilphamari, ‘Bhitargarh Maharaja Dighee’, ‘Tentulia Dak Banglo’, Mahananda
riverbank, ‘Kazi and Kazi Tea Estate and Banglabandha Land Port in
Panchagarh, the Dharla Bridge in Kurigram and many other places of tourists’
attraction in the division.

All these recreational places have been decorated with new look and
amusement flavour to attract more visitors to the full capacity amid
admirable security measures in all eight districts under the division.

Hundreds of young boys, girls, school-college-university level students,
youths and children with their parents wearing colorful dresses are gathering
at these places where temporary fairs, shops and business centres have been
set up to sell different handcrafts, foods and toys.

Superintending engineer of Rangpur City Corporation Amdad Hossain and
authorities of different recreation centres said tens of hundreds of people
of all ages are coming for passing their joyful time and sharing pleasure of
Eid-ul-Azha festivity.

Talking to BSS, students Amjad Hossain, Lucky Begum, Lovely Yasmin, Arman
Haque, Kulsum Khatun and Sharmin Haque at different recreational spots in
Rangpur said they were excited to enjoy the beauty at those recreational

Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa said an increasing number of
people are visiting the recreational places to enjoy beauty of the nature
following improvement in their socioeconomic condition during the last 10

Besides, some seasonal traders at these entertainment places are selling
different foods, toys and handicrafts at their temporary shops.

“More steps will be taken to further improve the quality of the
recreational places in Rangpur city in future to attract the children,
parents, boys, girls, students and youths throughout the year and specially
during festivities,” he added.