Poush Mela, a three-day winter event organised by Jatiya Robindra Sangeet Sammilon Parishad (JRSSP), Barisal branch, began at Jagadish Sarasswat Girl’s school and college, Barishal, recently.
Professor Dr Sadequl Arefin, Vice Chancellor of Barishal University, inaugurated the fair. Serniabad Sadik Abdullha, Mayor, Barishal City Corporation, attended the programme as the chief guest and Kajol Ghosh, President of JRSSP was present at the event, among others.
The fest features Pitha, toys, and handicraft stalls. A Nagordola is also organised for children to enjoy during the fair. Discussions on traditional and folk life, and cultural programme are currently underway at the fair.