District Governor Engineer Matiur Rahman inaugurates the pitha festival of Rotary District District 3280 accompanied by First Lady Income Tax Commissioner Samina Islam, former District Governor Engineer Abdul Ahad, Governor Nominee Dr. Mainul Islam Mahmud, Program Chairperson Journalist Osman Gani Mansoor and other district leaders. Photo: Courtesy

PV Desk

Rotary District 3282 Pitha Utsav 2024 was held amid colorful arrangements in the port city on Saturday.

Rotary Club of Islamabad hosted  the festival at Safa Arcade Community Center where Rotary District Governor Engr. Md Matiur Rahman attended as Chief Guest while District First Lady PP Samina Islam, PDG MA Awal, PDG MA Ahad, DGN Dr. Moinul Islam Mahmud, District Secretary Mohammad Akbar Hossain, District Executive Secretary PP Shamsul. Alam Ripon, Area Director Zaheda Akhtar Mita, Zonal Coordinator PP Didarul Islam, PP Jamal Uddin Ahmed, CP Md Nazrul Islam Nantu,  District Event Promotion Chair, and Rotary Club of Islamabad President Sapu Badua were present as Special Guests.

Program Chair PP Osman Gani Mansoor presided over the event.

Rotary Club of Chittagong Smile won the first place among 20 clubs participating in the festival. Besides, Rotary Club of Islamabad secured second place,  Rotary Club of Chittagong Khulshi and Rotary Club of Chittagong River Shine jointly clinched third position. Rotary Club of Chittagong East became fourth while  Rotary Club of Chittagong Uptown and Rotary Club of Chittagong Bengal City jointly won fifth position.

The other participating clubs are Rotary Club of Chittagong Rainbow, Rotary Club of Chittagong Imperial, Rotary Club of Chittagong Peace, Rotary Club of Chittagong Aristocrat, Rotary Club of Chittagong Marine City, Rotary Club of Chittagong Crown, Rotary Club of Chittagong Alliance, Chittagong Rotary Centre, Simu’s Kitchen, Balaka Publications and Samudra Koynna.

Family members of various clubs and other guests have also attended the festival  that strengthens Rotary friendships and family bonds.