- Saraswati Puja observed at KUET with due significance
February 13, 2016
Saraswati Puja, the festival for worshiping Devi Saraswati, the Goddess of literature and culture of the Hindu community, observed on 13 February, 2016 at the Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) through socio-religious festivals and rituals. Hindu devotees, especially students and teachers of university celebrated the Saraswati Puja at the university auditorium premises, setting up colorful mandaps and placing the idol of the goddess with different types of sweet meets, fruits and other items and articles of handicrafts. Religious rituals, special prayer, Aroti, Bani Archana and cultural functions also held on this occasion. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, Director (P & D) Prof. Dr. Shibendra Shekher Sikder, Head of the Dept. of IEM Prof. Dr. Tarapada Bhowmick, Head of the Dept. of TE Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder, Head of the Dept. of URP Tusar Kanti Roy, Provost of Dr. M A Rashid Hall Dr. Pintu Chandra Shil, Provost of Lalan Shah Hall Dr. Pallab Kumar Choydhury, President of KUET Puja Udjapon Committee Dr. Naruttam Kumar Roy, other teachers, students, officers, stuffs were present there. The devotees prayed that everyone would come forward for the country’s overall development upholding the traditional communal harmony and fraternity in the society.