Extra-curricular activities for children stressed

9 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: Cultural personalities at a function here have stressed on flourishing extra-curricular talents of the children and disseminating true national history among them to build an enlightened nation.

They came up with the view on Saturday afternoon at the concluding function of the district level ‘Moushumi Children Competitions-2018’ held at Shishu Academy auditorium in the city, reports BSS.

The district unit of Bangladesh Shishu Academy organised the competitions with participation of about 150 children of the primary and secondary level schools from all eight upazilas of the district.

Five groups of children from each of the eight upazilas participated in five categories of the competitions including singing patriotic ‘Jarigan’, regional folk dance, ready debate, preparing wall magazines and knowledge query.

Former General Secretary of the district Shilpokola Academy and Office Secretary of district Awami League Tauhidur Rahman Tutul attended the function as the chief guest with District Children Affairs Officer Imran Mian in the chair.

Cultural personality and former Head of the Department of Bengali of Rangpur Begum Rokeya Government College Professor Md Shah Alam adjudged performance of the participants in different categories.

Speaking on the occasion, Professor Alam put importance on enhancing extracurricular activities to flourish multi-dimensional latent talents of the school children to make them brilliant citizens.