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DIU set to celebrate Pohela Baishakh

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Students of Multimedia and Creative Technology Department of DIU are seen busy with making paper made animals and traditional dolls which will be a part of the colorful procession Mangal Shobhajatra to be brought out hailing the first day of Bangla New Ye

Campus Report :
Daffodil International University (DIU) chalked out elaborate program to celebrate Pahela Baishakh with great enthusiasm and gala events titled "Boishakh Parbone 1424" to hail the New Year 1424 with new hopes and aspirations for a better, peaceful year. Sponsored by Elite Paint Limited, the day long events includes "Auspicious white paint on the street" (Alpona Utshob'), Mongal Shavajatra, flying paper- balloon, eating water rice with Hilsha and traditional cultural program like Puthi path, song, dance, poetry etc.
The gala events will start with the grand opening of "Auspicious white paint on the street" (Alpona Utshob') from Asadgate to Rassel Square (1.2 km) on Mirpur Road.
Prof Dr M. Golam Rahman, Chief Information Commissioner of Bangladesh, Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer, Prof Dr AMM Hamidur Rahman, country's renowned litterateur and journalist Anisul Haque and popular cartoonist Ahsan Habib will inaugurate the Alpana Utshab at university campus premises.
The inaugural ceremony was also addressed by Syed Mizanur Rahman Raju, Director of Students Affairs, General Manager and Brand Manager of Elite Paints limited.   
 Around 200 students participated in gorgeous Alpona Utshob with a very festive mood on the road from Asadgate to Dhanmondi 32 No. Road. The whole night was celebrated with traditional cultural program like Puthi path, song, dance, poetry recitation performed by the students.

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