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Basanto Baron Utsav observed in Barisal

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Barisal Correspondent :
Pahela Falgun, the first day of spring in the Bangla seasonal has been greeted and observed in Barisal with spontaneous enthusiasm      yesterday singing 'let there be flowers bloomed or not, today spring is knocking at the door'  Students of Barisal Govt. Women's College welcomed 'king of the seasons' at their campus with the call 'Let us take shower of joy under the flow of the spring' yesterday.
Pro. Ziaul Haque, Chairman Barisal Education Board inaugurated the programme presided over by Prof. Abdul Motaleb, principal of the college.
Barisal Natok and Udichi Shilpi Gosthi Barisal branch in associations with other cultural organisations, arranged the traditional 'Basanto Baron Ustav' at Saraswati School ground yesterday afternoon.
Nikhil Sen, noted cultural activist, awarded with Ekushey Padak this year, inaugurated the programme.
Other cultural organisations also arranged Basnto Baron Utsav at different parts of the city on this occasion.
Songs, dances, recitations, talks and exchange of greetings and gifts and presentations by tradition loving people and songs by leading singers, presented in the programmes.
People, mostly youngsters, traditionally celebrate the charming occasion wearing colourful dresses, carrying flowers in their hands welcoming the advent of spring and sharing love. Shades of saffron, yellow, orange and red were predominant. Young women, dressed in red-bordered yellow saris, flowers in hairs, welcoming the day signals the colour of spring with cuckoos singing songs of the season.
Participants of the programmes said begins colour and festivities in the minds of people, lighting up the spring on hearts of all, irrespective of age, life and living.

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