“Begging is disgraceful and I feel ashamed of begging,” said Shukur Ali, 30, who was born with congenital deformity which does not let him walk. Despite having a pair of deformed legs, he runs a four-member family with his own income.
Traders at Gadkhali flower market in Khulna’s Jashore district aim to register sales of about Tk 25 crore from three upcoming events -- Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day and International Mother Language Day.
Pahela Baishakh celebrations are never complete without flowers. Be it for decoration, presenting a bouquet to someone special or gracing the hair of women and children alike, flowers are an indispensable part of the spirit of the festivities.