The balcony of Government and Politics department at Jahangirnagar University was abuzz on December 7, as the teachers and students participated in a Pitha Utsab (Bengali traditional cake) with their near and dear ones.
Marking the first day of Bengali month Aghrayan, the cultural and Media Club of the department organized the festival.
At least 50-types of pithas were displayed at the festival including Bhapa, Chitoi, Dudh Chitoi, Puli, Mug Puli, Pati Sapta, Poya Jinuk, Golap and so on which really bears the Bengali tradition and culture.
The department chairman Bashir Ahmed inaugurated the Pitha Utsab while Prof M Salimullah Khan, Prof Shamsul Alam Selim, Prof Abdul Mannan, Nasrin Sultana and Tomalika were present, among others.
The department’s teachers and students were participated in the festival simultaneously and expressed their deep solidarity to organize such festivals in the department again.
Mentionable, the utsab initiated from lunch period and continued till evening on the day.