‘Paara Uthshab’ – An Event to Reconnect the Neighbors
[Dhaka, December 20, 2019] Heroes for All partnered with Gulshan Society and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) to bring first of its kind neighborhood event titled- ‘Paara Uthshab’ on December 20, 2019 in one of the neighborhoods of Gulshan 2.
Now-a-days, urban living has pushed most people to a sense of isolation where neighbors are disconnected and often strangers to each other weakening one of the most important social institutions which are the neighborhood communities. ‘Paara Utshob’ is going to be held with the aim to revitalize the relationship among the community members.
Dr. Rehnuma Karim, faculty of State University of New York, Founder of Heroes for All; Shayaan Sheraj, Convener of Traffic Management & Civic Utilities from Gulshan Society; and Tajrina Mannan, Founder of Merill & Forbes and also one of Board of Directors of Heroes for All envisioned the program with the support from the Honorable Mayor Atiqul Islam as they observed the growing distrust and stress in the society.
The day includes competitions, traditional street games, open-mike sessions show-casing the talented neighbors, fortune telling, bio-scope, art wall for all, storytelling corners, fun street games for all, Health & well-being info stalls, Variety stalls, mini-workshops on arts and crafts, meet and greet space to create a joyful atmosphere.
Atiqul Islam, The Honorable Mayor of DNCC inaugurated the event at 10:00 am accompanied by His Execellency Earl R. Miller. DNCC, Gulshan Society, MTB Bank, Green Delta Insurance, AKij Food & Beverage, Euro Vigil Pvt Ltd, Rahim Afrooz, ABC milk, Aqua Paint, Flowater, Alif Group, Chaldal, Aamra Wifi, K-sport, Top of Mind all came together to make this event a memorable experience for all.