Celebration of Basanta Utsav Festivity at IUB
Falgun is the eleventh month in the Bangla calendar and the first month of the Spring season. Pohela Falgun, the first day of spring in the Bangla month of Falgun, is being celebrated across Bangladesh. In this connection, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) celebrated the ‘Basanta Boron Utsab 1425’ at IUB campus on February 13, 2019 in Bashundhara, Dhaka.
Prof. M. Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, IUB inaugurated the festival as the chief guest.
To celebrate the day women usually dressed themselves in “bashonti” (yellow or orange) colored Saris while men wear colorful Panjabis to welcome the season. Students, faculty members and administrative officials joined the program with full enthusiasm to celebrate the seasonal festival. The cultural performance with songs, recitation, dance and, drama by IUB students gave the audience full pleasure.