A month-long boat race event commenced at Hadal Bangabandhu Beach area in Faridpur upazila of Pabna district on Friday.
Nadira Yasmin Jolly, member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Railways and Awami League lawmaker of Pabna-Sirajganj reserved seat for women, inaugurated the boat race event that has been organised by Hadal Union Parishad.
Faridpur upazila parishad chairman Professor Golam Hossain Golap, municipality mayor Kamruzzaman Majed, Hadal union parishad chairman Selim Hossain, Upazila BCL general secretary KM Mamunur Rashid Rumon, captains of participating teams and thousands of spectators were present at the inaugural ceremony.
According to the organiser, some thirty two teams from Pabna and surrounding districts are participating in the month-long competition.
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