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Faridpur "Town Theatre" celebrates 143th anniversaries

FARIDPUR, 15 April, 2017 (BSS) -Town Theatre, a traditional auditorium for cultural personalities of the well-known artists here celebrated its 143th founding anniversary today with much fanfare and festivity.

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain inaugurated the drama festival as the chief guest at Town Theatre Hall in the district this morning.

The minister said “we all should practice our own culture to be a real man. Achieving the cultural norms and qualities we will be able to uproot all extremism, fanaticism and terrorism from the society”.

Deputy Commissioner Ummey Salma Tanzia presided over the function. Jibon Krishno Saha, MLA of India, Additional Superintend of Police M Jamal Pasha, president of the district Awami League Subol Chandra Saha, Sadar upazila chaiman Khondaker Mohtesham Hossain Babor spoke on the occasion as special guests while Debobroto Das Kanai, secretary of Town Theatre delivered a welcome speech.

Two veteran cultural activists and also the life members of the Town Theatre Jagodish Chandra Ghosh and Syed Ali Khan were also present on the occasion.