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Jasim Polli Mela begins in Faridpur Jan 13

FARIDPUR, Jan 11, 2017(BSS) - A month long village fair styled as Jasim Polli Mela coinciding the 114th birth anniversary of Polli Kabi Jasimuddin will begin here on January 13 at tiny village of Gobindapur adjacent to the ancestral home and grave of the late poet.

Sources concerned said the Polli Mela is being jointly organized by
Faridpur district administration and Jasim Foundation.

There will be roughly 200 stalls of handicrafts and various recreational facilities including amusements at the fair venue located on the outskirts of the town overlooking the dried up branch of the river Kumar.

LGRD & Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain will inaugurate the fair, the sources said.