Hundreds enjoy boat race in Karatoa River
A traditional boat race was held in the Karatoa River of Bogura on Friday afternoon which enthralled hundreds of people.
Bogura District Police in co-operation with Bangladesh Gram Theatre, Sammilita Sangskritik Jote and Bejura Jubo Unnyan Sanga arranged the race on Friday to observe Community Policing Day.
Superintendent of Bogura Police Ali Ashraf Bhuyian inaugurated the competition at about 3.30pm in Maltinagar area near the river with Community Policing Coordinator Mozammel Haque in the chair.
Bogura District Awami League President Dr Mokbul Hossain, Community Policing Committee member secretary Shadat Alam Junu and Toufiq Hasan Mayna, among others, were present.
More than 10,000 people gathered on both the river banks in the area and enjoyed the competition.
The guests handed over prizes to the winners after the race.