NARAIL, Sept 9, 2018 (BSS) – A traditional boat race jointly organised by
SM Sultan foundation and district administration of Narail was held in the
river Chitra in the district on Saturday afternoon.
State Minister for youth and sports Dr Biren Sikder was present as chief
guest at the inaugural function, while Khulna divisional commissioner
Md.Lokman Hossain Miah, Zila Parishad Chairman Advocate Shorab Hossain
Biswas, Superintendent of Police Md Jashim Uddin were present as special
guests on the occasion. Deputy Commissioner of Narail Mohammad Emdadul Haque
Chaudhury presided over the function.
The boat race started from Sheikh Russel Bridge in old ferry ghat of
Narail town and ended at SM Sultan Bridge. A total of 22 boats from different
places of Narail, Gopalganj, Madaripur and Khulna districts participated in
the boat race.
Hundreds of people of all ages, including woman and children of the area
and adjacent districts gathered on two sides of the river to see the
attractive boat race.