The traditional 'Rash Mela' festival in Dublar Char in the Sundarbans area has been cancelled by Bagerhat district administration sensing adverse impact of cyclone 'Bulbul'. The three-day Rash Mela was scheduled for November 10 in Alorkol area of Dublar Char.
Pradip Basu, general secretary of the mela organizing committee, said, they have taken all necessary preparation to celebrate festival but they were denied permission from the authorities concern due to the unfavorable weather. Pujas and other religious programs on this occasion will be held like the previous year, Basu added.
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