Pitha Utsab whets visitors' appetite at RU
The Fine Arts Department of Rajshahi University organised a day-long Pitha Utsab (cake festival) at the department premises on Sunday celebrating winter.
The event was inaugurated by department chairman Dr Amirul Momineen Chowdhury.
A vibrant cultural programme, including songs, poem recitation and a traditional Bangali fashion show, was held at the Charukala Chatar on the occasion.
A huge turnout of students of Rajshahi University and other institutions marked the fiesta.
Students asserted that the festival is an annual fixture so that they can participate in the event and prepare a wide variety of pithas.
Around 50 varieties of delicious deshi pithas whet the appetite of the visitors that included Naksi, Duth Kusli, Ras Chatai, Biscuit, Chhach, Buut, Goja, Golap, Dim Kusli, Samuk, Teel, Pati Sapta, Khejur, Ardha Chandra, Tara, Khirsa, Pushpo, Akhia, Surja Mukhi, Pakan, Narikal Borfi, Badam Halua, Dudh Puli, Mukh Pakon Pitha, Alu Pitha and more.