Token Mangal Shobhajatra held at DU
Published : Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 at 11:41 AM Count : 290
A token Mangal Shobhajatra was organised on the Dhaka University (DU) campus on a limited scale on Wednesday on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh in the coronavirus situation.
State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid and DU Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman led the token procession organised following health guidelines.
Organisers wore masks and carried symbols made by the students of faculty of the Fine Arts and paraded the DU premises in the morning to welcome the Bengali New Year 1428.
DU Pro-VC Prof ASM Maksud Kamal, Treasurer Prof Momtaz Uddin Ahmed, Dean of faculty of the Fine Arts Prf Nisar Ahmed, DUTA President Prof M Rahmat Ullah, General Secretary Prof Nizamul Haque Bhuiyan and teachers and students of Fine Arts Faculty joined the procession.
Students of Fine Arts used to organise the Mangal Shobhajatra since 1989. But, it was not held last year due to COVID-19 outbreak.