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Behold the mighty equestrians of Tangail

  • Published at 02:19 pm January 21st, 2018
  • Last updated at 10:26 am March 1st, 2018
Behold the mighty equestrians of Tangail
The open field of Dampara and Akashi villages of Tangail's Madhupur Upazila continued a trend of the last ten years by arranging the traditional horse racing contest on Saturday amid the winter festival. [caption id="attachment_241621" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A total of 21 participants are awarded in seven segments of the event Abdullah Al Numan/Dhaka Tribune[/caption] Horsemen from several parts of the country, including Tangail, Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Sherpur, Bogra, Sirajganj and Rajshahi, participated in the contest. Thousands of people gathered in the field to witness the captivating horse race. A total of 21 participants were awarded in seven segments of the event. [caption id="attachment_241622" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Thousands of people gather in the field to witness the captivating horse race Abdullah Al Numan/Dhaka Tribune[/caption] Former food minister and Awami League presidium member Dr Abdur Razzak inaugurated the contest, organized by a local club, Akashi Bangabandhu Club. The club’s president, A Bari Babul, presided over the event. [caption id="attachment_241623" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The horsemen come from several parts of the country, including Tangail, Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Sherpur, Bogra, Sirajganj and Rajshahi Abdullah Al Numan/Dhaka Tribune[/caption] Chairman of Walton Hi-tech Industries Limited SM Nurul Alam Rezvi, and president of Madhpur Upazila Awami League and panel chairman of Tangail Zila Parishad Shafi Uddin Moni were present among others.