Panchagarh, Jan 14 (UNB) – A festival to celebrate the winter was held with hundreds of children, their guardians and teachers at Pilot High School ground in Tetulia upazila on Monday.
In the festival, approximately 6,000 minor students from 38 educational institutions in the upazila were provided with warm clothes while their parents and teachers were also present.
After the warm clothes distribution a cultural programme was held with performance of local artists.
Every year Shishu Sharga Foundation with the aid from former students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) organise the festival to minimize the suffering from cold of underprivileged children.
Shishu Sharga Foundation (Children’s Heaven Foundation) organised the festival where former secretary of Food Ministry Md Kaikobad Hossain, Additional secretary of Public Administration Ministry Din Mohammad, Dr Saidur Rahman Selim, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Tetulia Md Saniul Ferdous, Shishu Sharga Foundation’s founder Md Kabir Ahmed were present.