14 May 2022, 19:51
Update : 14 May 2022, 20:15

Jasim Polli Mela opens tomorrow in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, May 14, 2022(BSS)- Jasim Polli Mela (village fair) is going to open
tomorrow amid much fanfare and festivity in the district after four years.

Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, power, energy and mineral resources affairs
adviser to the Prime Minister, will inaugurate the fortnight long rural fair
at 3:30 pm tomorrow at Jasim Uddayan of Ambikapur village of the town, source
said here today.

Commemorating for the rural bard "Pollikabi Jasimuddin", Faridpur district
administration and Jasim Foundation have jointly organised the fair as a
traditional way.

Cultural programmes including rendering of folk songs-- Polli geeti, Jari,
Kobi gaan, recitation, traditional dance are the part of the fair every
afternoon which will start on Sunday (May 15) at Gobindapur village on the
bank of river Kumar adjacent to the ancestral home and grave of the poet.

A total of 161 temporary stalls have been set up on the fair premises
consisted with handicrafts and rural oriented cottage goods with a view to
display and sale.

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