Mangoes have been available at various markets across Chapainawabganj for some time now but sales have only just started to pick up in the face of nationwide restrictions on public movement aimed at curbing the recent resurgence of Covid-19.
Voluntary organisation ‘Mehman’ has been providing free dinner and Iftar among patients and their attendants at Chapainawabganj Sadar Hospital during the month of Ramadan.
The once tell-tale sounds of foundries bringing household utensils into shape out of pewter, brass and copper are increasingly making a comeback in Chapainawabganj.
At the age of only 20, Shyam Murmu joined the Liberation War to free the motherland, reportedly as the only Santal freedom fighter from Chapainawabganj’s Sadar upazila.
The only known artisan who still makes hand-woven blankets with pure sheep wool in the country is Abdul Khaleq from Nayagola area of Chapainawabganj town.
Seventh grader Bishoka Tudu along with her sister Ashanti Tudu drew flower and leaves on the wall of their house.
Over time, Bhalain village in Naogaon’s Mahadevpur upazila has adopted the name of ‘pakha graam’, where eco-friendly handheld fans are made from leaves of palmyra palm trees.
Even before the trees are fully matured to bear fruits, a young entrepreneur has fully recovered his investment of Tk 9 lakh by just selling tree saplings of Saudi Arabian dates.
Online sale of mangoes are becoming an increasingly popular method of business for Chapainawabganj traders during the coronavirus pandemic.
Life for weavers and workers of handloom silk clothing in Chapainawabganj has taken a rough turn as sales of these dearer garments dipped due to the pandemic.