Editorial

Dhaka needs more recreation centres

Build new and renovate the old ones


Published : 23 Oct 2021 09:12 PM | Updated : 25 Oct 2021 09:40 AM

Recreation provides a common activity that can start friendships and maintain them through a shared interest or hobby. According to experts, there are many historical places in Dhaka. The historical places and recreation centres are the best ways to keep the city dwellers mentally sound and refreshed. One can easily get over the boredom and work load of the busy city like Dhaka.

There are some historical places in Dhaka such as Lalbagh Fort, Ahsan Manjil, Becharamdewri Jamindar Bari, etc. The historic Suhrawardy Uddyan, and Ramna Park, Hatirjheel lake, Gulshan lake, Sadarghat, Uttara Diabari, etc are popular to the city dwellers for recreation and family day out.


The government should create more recreational centres 

and renovate the ones with proper standard so that people 

can go there and properly enjoy their leisure time


However, more recreation centres are needed for the growing population of Dhaka. There are many potential tourist spots in Dhaka. The authorities concerned need to take care of the spots.

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For the city residents, when they think about recreation on a holiday maximum people often go to various restaurants on weekends and holidays to spend some time. This is because people do not have other worthwhile alternatives to spend some quality time with family. This practice should change and the government should create more recreational centres and renovate the ones with proper standard so that people can go there and properly enjoy their leisure time.

There are various unused government lands scattered around the city, some of which are even illegally occupied. The government along with both the city corporations can retake possession of unused spots and turn them into modern parks and recreational spots.

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