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Horse race held in Mithapukur

 Mithapukur (Rangpur) Correspondent

 Published: 09:53 PM, 25 January 2020  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

For the first time, horse race has been held on the occasion of Mujib’s Birth Centenary at Mithapukur in Rangpur. Around a lakh of people gathered there to enjoy the horse race on Saturday afternoon.

HN Ashikur Rahman, MP, Treasurer of the Central Committee of Awami League and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Public Administration, was the chief guest at the event organized by Durgapur UP in the upazila.

Awami League leader and TV talk show personality Rashek Rahman was the chief negotiator on the event. Durgapur UP Chairman Saidur Rahman Talukdar presided over the event where UNO Md. Mamun Bhuiyan, Upazila Awami League president Mozammel Haque Mintu Mia, Awami League leader Mesbahur Rahman Pradhan, Anwar Sadat Lemon, and others addressed.

A scene in competition, Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The competition took place in a huge open field around a square kilometer in front of Durgapur UP, near Sathibari port. More than hundred contestants participated in the competition divided into 3 groups. Later, the winning horse and owner were rewarded.