Dhaka, Bangladesh
Promote cultural practice to make society beautiful: Speakers

Promote cultural practice to make society beautiful: Speakers

News Desk RAJSHAHI, July 21: Speakers at a function here have underscored the need for boosting cultural practice to make society beautiful through eradicating all sorts of crimes. They viewed a successful promotion of cultural message could be vital means of keeping the young generation away from various unsocial activities. They were addressing the inaugural ceremony of a two-day cultural festival- 2018 in the auditorium of Employees Welfare Board in the city on Friday. The district administration organized the festival where more than 182 cultural activists representing 25 institutions including Bangladesh Shishu Academy, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Rajshahi Divisional Ethnic Minority Cultural Academy joined the event. Commissioner of Rajshahi division Nur-Ur-Rahman addressed the ceremony as chief guest with Deputy Commissioner SM Abdul Kader in the chair. Additional Deputy Commissioners Md Shalahuddin, Abdul Baset and Nasima Khatun also spoke. Nur-Ur-Rahman says an enhanced nurturing of cultural activities, involving the young generations, against corruption can create public awareness to launch an effective movement against the social crimes to free the nation from the severe curse. He laid importance on launching a social movement with a changed mindset through healthier cultural activities as well as adopting all other possible means to create mass public awareness in building a corruption-free Bangladesh. Contribution of the cultural personalities is very significant to the nation-building activities. He told the audience that the present government has been working relentlessly to this end. The participants performed short dance dramas and recitals synchronised with songs, featuring the life and culture of public in general including the indigenous people. The history of the liberation war was also a recurrent theme in their presentations. (Inputs taken from BSS)

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