Jatra festival begins in city
A four-day Jatra festival is now on at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segunbagicha in the city. The event was inaugurated on October 8, which has been organsied by BSA as a part of Jatra Development Policy 2012. This year, the jatra palas are judged by the noted theatre activists Mamunur Rashid, SM Mohsin, well-known jatra artistes Milan Kanti Dey and Tapash Sarkar, theatre researcher Professor Afsar Ahmed and Sarah Ara Mahmud, director of film and theatre department of the BSA. About twenty seven troupes from different districts have taken part at the festival.