Borguna, October 1 (UNB) – A Hilsa Festival is going to be held in Barguna for the first time on Wednesday amid much festivity and enthusiasm.
The district administration and Television Journalists’ Forum are jointly organising the festival scheduled to be inaugurated at the circuit house field by Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu, president of parliamentary standing committee on fisheries and livestock.
The district administration held a press conference in this regard at the circuit house on Tuesday noon.
The organisers said the arrangement was made for branding Hilsa ahead of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary and to draw the authorities’ attention in establishing Hilsa research centre in the district.
Shambhu, Barguna Deputy Commissioner Mostain Billah, Additional Deputy Commissioner Mahbub Alam, Fisheries Officer Abul Kalam Azad, President of Television Journalists’ Forum Monir Hossain Kamal, among others, were present at the press conference.