Preperations for Shakrain kite festival

  • Published: 2021-01-11 21:48:31 BdST

Most parts of Bangladesh celebrate the last day of Poush, the second month of winter in the Bengali calendar, as Poush Sanktranti with local delicacies and cakes, but to the residents of Old Dhaka, it is the Shakrain kite festival. The shops of Shankharibazar are ready with colourful kites, thread and spool. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove