At the beginning of 20th century, Abdul Jabbar Saudagar, a merchant from Chattogram, introduced a wrestling competition. His intention was to cultivate a sport that would prepare the youth to fight against British rule.
Have you ever heard of jilapi made of rice flour? Jilapi made of rice flour and jaggery at Hathazari upazila in Chattogram is quite well known for its uniqueness and taste. The sweet smell is enough to draw you to the store. The interesting thing is, you can only buy this jilapi for three months during the winter.
Amar Ekushey Boi Mela 2022 has started. Due to Covid restrictions, the fair couldn’t go ahead in it’s usual setting. A lot of people were deprived of the festival. The book fair has started again this year amidst concerns and confusion over the duration and scope of the fair.