The first day of the Bangla Noborsho-1426 is being celebrated in Khulna city with fanfare and festivity.
Khulna district administration, different socio-cultural organizations and political parties chalked out elaborate programmes marking the day.Khulna District Administration began the day with a colourful procession that started from Shibbari Intersection and ended at Officers Club after parading different city streets.
Cultural Programme and ‘Panta Utsob’ was held at Bakultala in the morning. A discussion meeting was held at the Jatisangho Shishu Park which was followed by a cultural programme.
A three-day ‘Baishakhi Mela’ is being held on the same venue.
Khulna Divisional Public Library authority arranged essay competition for children and Khulna Islamic Foundation arranged discussion meeting.
All Educational Institutions including Khulna University (KU), Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) are celebrating the event.
Khulna City Unit Awami League brought out a colourful procession (Mongol Shovajatra) led by Khulna City Corporation mayor(KCC) Talukder Abdul Khaleque and held discussion meeting, cultural programme and ‘Panta Utsob’.BNP, Sammilta Sangskritik Jote, Udichi, Khulna Union of Journalists (KUJ) and other organizations are also celebrating the Pahela Baishakh with various programmes.