News Desk: Poush's farewell today. Sacraine, a traditional festival of the people of old Dhaka, has started on the last day of this Poush month in the land of the thirteenth festival of the twelve months. Preparations for kite flying have been going on on the roof of the house since sunrise on Friday (January 14) morning. From giving yarn-manja to flying kites, cake festival is also being organized.
It can be seen on the ground that when the sunlight matches, the kite starts flying in the sky. The roof of the house is full of teenagers. Dragons named Chokhdar, Pandar, Baldar, Dabadar, Lejwala, Patang etc. appear in the sky. The competition to raise one's kite to the top begins. The fight of kite fighting started. It can also be seen that the sound system has just started playing on the roofs of some houses in the Bangla Bazar area of old Dhaka. The number of kites in the sky will continue to increase from noon onwards. Pithapuli festival will be held in every house. Colorful lanterns will fly in the sky as soon as evening falls. The sky of old Dhaka will be bright with the light of fireworks. As soon as the evening is over, the sound system and dance-song will start.
Meanwhile, fires broke out in different parts of Dhaka during the celebration of the first dawn of English New Year 2022 (December 31, 2021). In addition, the city dwellers are suffering due to the loud sound of fireworks. The whole metropolis was shaken by the fireworks and the fire of the lanterns fell on the houses in different areas. With this in mind, it has been reported that on the day of Poush-Sankranti or Saccharin festival, it will be banned to blow up fireworks and lanterns with loud noises. The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is passing this information on to senior police officials. In this regard, DMP Commissioner Moha.
Shafiqul Islam said, "We are making arrangements to ban the saccharin festival." And I will talk to the leaders of different communities in old Dhaka so that it is not celebrated like this. He said it is difficult to stop such activities by going from house to house. We will sit down with the chiefs of old Dhaka and talk about this, we are taking initiative to stop these.