Fruits festival held at DU

A Fruits Festival of Dristi, a cultural organisation, was held at Dhaka University (DU) Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) on Thursday.Vice-Chancellor of DU Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the festival, which was also attended by General Director of Bangladesh Television M Hamid, Cultural Affairs Secretary Dr Ranjit Kumer, Vice-President of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote Golam Kuddus and singer Fakir Alamgir.
Seasonal fruits including mango, jackfruit, litchi, watermelon, pineapple, melon, pawpaw, guava, coconut, plum and blackberry were exhibited at the festival.
Besides, a total of 56 child artists from different city art schools took part in a drawing competition style “Seasonal Fruits in Bangladesh”.
The other programme of the festival featured tree- plantation, cultural function and fruits distribution among destitutes.
(Source: BSS, DHAKA)

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