Keshabpur students join ‘Bijoyphool’ competition

Published : 31 Oct 2019 06:23 PM | Updated : 06 Sep 2020 06:01 AM

The ‘Bijoyphool Festival-2019 (Victory flower festival 2019)’ organised by Keshabpur Upazila administration began in Keshabpur Upazila in Jashore amid festivity.

On the occasion, a function was arranged at Keshabpur Government Degree College on Thursday.

Students from different secondary and higher secondary educational institutions of Keshabpur upazila took part in the competition of ‘Bijoyphool’ making, story writing, poem recitation, drawing, solo acting, filmmaking and singing.

‘Bijoyphool’ (Victory Flower) is an iconic symbol for the victory of the Bangladesh War of Liberation on December 16 in 1971 as the country emerged as an independent nation on the global map on that day. The Bijoyphool programme begins before December 16 as well as the Victory Day in celebration of the victory.

The Bijoyphool, is one hand, is a remembrance flower of the liberation war, freedom fighters, the victory of the people (the sun in the middle).  On the other hand, it is a symbol of the country’s lash green land (the colour of petals), the bloody sacrifice of people (the colour red at the centre), and the religious and social harmony of people of the country.

Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Md Enamul Haque presided over the programme while acting principal of Keshabpur Government Degree College Enayet Hossain, Upazila Secondary Education Officer Rabiul Islam, Upazila Child Affairs officer Bimol Kumer Kundu, Upazila Youth Development Officer Puluk Sikder, President of Upazila Press Club SR Sayeed, Supervisor Torabul Islam, Assistant Education Officer Masudur Rahman, Anisur Rahman, Prabir Mitro, Sujon Kumer along with others were also present at that time.