A day-long Nazrul Festival was held in Lalmonirhat for the first time on Friday.
The district administration arranged the programme marking the 43rd death anniversary of the poet.
The event featured seminar, documentary exhibition, workshop and a cultural show featuring rendition of Nazrul songs, dance recitals, recitation and others.
Zila parishad chairman Matiar Rahman inaugurated the event by releasing balloons and pigeons at the District Auditorium premises.
Earlier, a colorful procession was brought out from the auditorium.
Deputy Commissioner Md Abu Jafar was present as the chief guest at the programme, presided over by poet Ferdousi Begum Beauty.
Captain (retd) Azizul Islam, sadar upazila chairman Kamruzzaman Sujan, Nazrul artiste Suman Chowdhury, Shashwat Bhattacharya, poet Delwar Hossain Rangpuri, cultural personality Majibur Rahman and others also attended at the programme.
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