WATER FESTIVAL CELEBRATION
No discrimination, work with non-communal spirits to build up the country---Brishaketu
SHANTIMOY CHAKMA: Chairman of Rangamati Hill District Council (RHDC) Brishaketu Chakma urged people from all walks of life to come forward with non-communal spirits for the development of the country, forgetting all kinds of discrimination.
CHT is a place for people from all communities, and everyone has to work with joint-hands to make the region beautiful through maintaining communal harmony, said RHDC boss.
He expressed optimism about to wash the sorrows as well as discrimination away from mindsets of the people of the past year through the water festival of the Marma people in this new year.
Brishaketu was the chief guest in the water festival organised by Marma Sangskritik Sangstha (MASAS) held at Narekelbagan, Asambasti in the town.
Prioritising to all religions, the current government is being ruled the country and constructing mosques, pagodas, temples and churches as the people of all communities could exercise their own religion, added RHDC boss.
Chaired by Chingkiew Roaza, advisor of MASAS, the programme, were also addressed, among others, by Musa Matabber, councilor of RHDC, Rangamati zone commander Lt Col Md. Moyeen, councilor Amit Chakma Raju, Smriti Bikash Tripura and Subir Kumar Chakma.
Minthu Marma addressed the welcome speech in the function.
RHDC boss inaugurated the ‘Jolkheli (water festival)’. Soon after opening by the guests, the young Marma boys and girls splash water each other.
Later, artists of Marma performed songs and dances.