The Pharma Cultural Club organizes the Pitha festival at UAP

The 'অষ্টদেশীয় পিঠা উৎসব ১৪৩০', a 'Pitha' festival organized by the Pharma Cultural Club, Department of Pharmacy, took place on February 13, 2024. It was a daylong event divided into two segments - পিঠা মেলা (Pitha Fair) and পুরুষ্কার বিতরণী (Prize Giving Ceremony).

Prof. Dr. Qumrul Ahsan, Vice Chancellor, UAP, Prof. Dr. Md. Sultan Mahmud, Pro Vice Chancellor, UAP; Prof. Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed Bhuiyan, Dean, School of Medicine, UAP; and Dr. Irin Dewan, Head of the Department of Pharmacy, UAP, inaugurated the event at 11 A.M at the UAP Central Plaza. There were 10 different stalls for 'pitha', 8 of which represented the 8 divisions of Bangladesh.

The guests took pleasure in viewing the goods on exhibit at each of the exquisitely decorated stalls that the students had decorated and enjoyed the food items prepared by each stall. The stalls offered a variety of 'pitha' and other food items, such as 'chotpoti', 'singara', flowers, etc. Teachers and students from all departments of UAP gathered to see and enjoy the fair which ended at 3.30 P.M. At 4 P.M., the prize-giving ceremony began where competitors were awarded certificates and medals, and all participants were given certificates.