Thousands join ‘Bangabandhu Marathon-2021’ in Khulna

Our Correspondent

13 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: Thousands of people from all walks life on Friday joined ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon-2021’ with joy and enthusiasm in the city of Khulna.

As part of the countrywide ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon-2021’, Khulna district and upazila level marathon began at around 9:00 am after completion of registration at city’s Shibbari intersection.

Organised by Bangladesh Army with the cooperation of Khulna district administration and Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), people from different organisations joined the marathon.

It started from city’s Shibbari intersection and ended coming at Shaheed Hadis Park after parading five kilometers city roads.

Marking the ‘Mujib Year’, around 10 lakh people are virtually participating in the marathon across the country.

Chaired by Khulna deputy commissioner (DC) Mohammad Helal Hossain, the marathon was attended by, among others, Khulna Divisional Commissioner Ismail Hossain Howlader, Khulna Metropolitan Police Commissioner Masudur Rahman Bhuiyan, Superintendent of Police S M Shafiullah, Khulna Press Club President S M Zahid Hossain, Muktijoddha City Unit commander Prof Alamgir Kabir and AL city unit general secretary M D A Babul Rana.