Trade fair draws huge crowd in Narsingdi

20 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

NARSINGDI: A month long Shilpa and Banijja Mela marking ‘Mujib Borsho’, the birth centenary of the great leader that is going to the stadium ground in the town has got good response from visitors and buyers.

Deputy Commissioner of Narsingdi Syeda Farhana Kawnine and Superintendent of Police Pralay Kumar Joarder BPM (BAR) PPM inaugurated the fair organised by Narsingdi Chamber of Commerce and Industries on January 12 with much enthusiasm, reports BSS.

President, Narsingdi Chamber of Commerce and Industries Ali Hossain Shishir presided over the inaugural function.

The fair has been designed to promote and popularize traditional and historical locally produced clothes ,handloom and cottage industrial goods including leather products ,jute-made products, design and fashion wares and other products.

The organizers of the fair are happy that sales at the fair are very satisfactory as long the expected sales. Prices of locally produced Benarashi and Jamdani Sarees, Lungis, girl’s three pieces, bed sheet, other cloths and other things were displayed in the fair at very reasonable prices.

Tasnim Anam Riasa, a student of Dhaka University who bought a three piece at Tk 1500, said that this type of fair would popularize once and would help to lift up the economic condition of weavers and encouraging the practice and hopes of local artisans. She expressed her satisfaction over the management of the fair organize committee

Over 100 stalls have been set up from different private and government organizations in the fair displaying different local traditional products to encourage people to use the local products.

The fair will remain open at 10am to 9 pm everyday till February 12