Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) celebrated Bengali New Year 1425 with festivity and fanfare at its headquarters in the capital’s Uttara area on Saturday.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan attended the event as the chief guest.Inspector General of Police Dr Mohammad Javed, RAB Director General Benazir Ahmed, its Legal and Media Wing Director Mohammad Mufti Mahmud Khan, Additional DIG of RAB Md Shahabuddin Khan, other police and RAB high officials, and their family members also attended the programme.
Different political leaders, foreign diplomats and senior journalists were also present.
To celebrated the first months of Bengali calendar, buildings and other establishments on RAB headquarters premises were decorated colorfully.
Various stalls were erected to display potteries, artworks, toys, imitation jewelry and traditional ornaments, games played by snakes and monkeys to create rural flavour.
Merry-go-round and other rides were installed for children.
The celebration also includes musical show by popular singer Bappa Majumder.Dance was performed by children of police and RAB officials.
A salient feature of the event was that police, RAB officials, their relatives, politicians, and journalists enjoyed the programme like a family.