Ignoring hostile weather, millions of tourists thronged Cox’s Bazaar sea beach to celebrate Eid holiday.
The intermittent rain could not diminish the excitement of the tourists as they longed to see the blue waters of the sea.
However, special security measures have been taken for the safety of the tourists. For example, if a tourist gets infected with dengue, he or she would get medical treatment immediately.
In addition to the beach, inner Rocky beach, Pahari Jharna Himchari, Dulhajara Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park, Ramu Buddhist temple, Maheshkhali's Adinath temple also attract the tourists. In the waterside of the Blue Sea, there is a continuous blending of waves and the thrill of joy.
A teacher of the Nazir Hat School of Chittagong, who cames to the beach on Eid vacation said, "I brought my family in Cox’s Bazaar. It feels so good to be here.”
Tourists Faridul Alam Sumon, Mehreen, Monica and artist Rani Dey said, “It is a great pleasure to visit Cox's Bazar on Eid holiday.
The rain and the sea are fascinating. I enjoy this vacation very much,” said one of the tourists.
Assistant Meteorologist of the Cox's Bazaar Met Office Abdur Rahman said a local cautionary signal no 3 was issued for the sea beach.
Superintendent of Cox's Bazar Police Mohammad Iqbal Hossain said special security measures have been taken to ensure safety of the tourists during the Eid holidays.
Additional police have been deployed at each tourist spot of the port city.
There are 500 hotels, motels and guest houses in Cox's Bazar with the accommodation capacity of more than 1 million tourists at a time.
More than 50 trained life guards of three private life guard companies are engaged in the beach to provide security to the tourists.
Deputy Commissioner of Cox's Bazar Md Kamal Hossain said to prevent tourists harassment, three mobile court teams have been working at the beach and the surrounding areas.