JU campus takes colourful look with longest ever Alpona

26 Mar 2018, 15:50 | updated: 26 Mar 2018, 15:54

NTV Online

Jahangirnagar University: Jahangirnagar University campus wore a colourful look on Monday as the country’s longest Alpona was drawn here, marking the 48th Independence and National day.

Around 300 teachers and students of different departments took part in the drawing of the 2 kilometres long Alpona arranged by JU Teacher-Student Centre, reports the UNB.

JU Vice Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam inaugurated the Alpona drawing at the central Sheed Minar premises around 3:00 pm on Sunday which was ended at midnight.

The 2-km Alpona was stretched from Bishmail area to Mir Mosharraf Hossain hall gate on the campus.

Earlier, the students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology had pained a 1.75-km Alpona on the campus in 2013.

Meanwhile, at the beginning of the Independence Day programme, the national anthem was sung simultaneously at the central playground on the campus at 8am with the presence of teachers, students and officials of the university.

Later, VC Farzana Islam accompanied by teachers, students and officials paid homage to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing a wreath at the National Memorial at Savar.